Legendary fashion designer and Chanel icon Karl Lagerfeld died at age 85 in Paris, Paris Match magazine reported.
Usually falling on the 15th day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar, this year's Lantern Festival falls Tuesday. It marks the final day of traditional Chinese New Year celebrations.
For the first time in 94 years, the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing, opened at night to mark the traditional Lantern Festival celebrations on Tuesday.
The Palace Museum netted a whopping 1.5 billion yuan ($220 million) in sales revenue during 2017 through marketing its historical relics and cultural collections, Shan Jixiang, curator of the museum, said at the Yabuli China Entrepreneurs Forum.
It's time again for the Lantern Festival, considered by many as the conclusion and final carnival of Spring Festival celebrations.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Rain Water (Chinese: 雨水) this year starts on Feb. 19 and ends on Mar. 5.
Technology advances are powering the upgrade of China's traditional cultural industries and helped create new business models that are reliant on digital content consumption, said a China Daily report on Tuesday.
Many across China are still in the midst Spring Festival celebrations. But a group of students is already gearing up for the "Yi Kao" - a series of entrance exams for the country's major art academies.
The Spring Festival revelry has ebbed and millions have headed back to work, but it hasn't dampened the surging momentum of "The Wandering Earth", which emerged as the winner of the fierce box-office competition during the biggest Chinese holiday.
While VR technologies have helped create more gaming avenues, other technologies are aiding the revamp of China's cultural and recreational industries.
Arriving on the 15th day of Zheng Yue, or the first month of the Chinese lunar year, the Lantern Festival falls on February 19 this year.
Cultural confidence is being promoted by the leadership of this country, and tolerance is an essential part of it. Only when we learn to tolerate each other in terms of aesthetics, will cultural confidence be owned by everyone.
Hollywood is now facing a challenge from Chinese domestic blockbuster movies in a battle to win over the world's second-biggest film market, industry insiders say.
When night falls, do things at Beijing's Palace Museum come alive like in the museum depicted in Hollywood's Night at the Museummovies?
Chinese readers, many of whom had switched to e-reading devices and online bookstores, are now flocking back to traditional stores as they are offering a wider range of new products, the China Daily reported Monday.
Apart from luxury goods shops, department stores or consumer appliance outlets, what Chinese tourists frequent the most abroad these days are museums.
Jewelry designer Wallace Chan brings storytelling, heritage and a surprisingly diminutive teacher to his Christie's exhibition.
Chinese New Year has gone global in the last couple of years with a marked uptick in engagement worldwide. Heavily impacted by the growing global awareness of Chinese New Year is the retail sector -- especially high-end merchandise and luxury brands.
When Bruno arrived in northwest China's Xinjiang with his modern, sleek snowsports equipment, he didn't expect to become amazed by local villagers' ancient fur skis.
All tickets for late-night entry to the Palace Museum during China's Lantern Festival were booked within seconds.
Vigorous dragon and lion dances, demonstration of gorgeous traditional Chinese costumes, and peaceful Chinese music attracted hundreds of visitors at the annual Australian National Multicultural Festival.
Sales of cultural and creative products by the Palace Museum in Beijing reached 1.5 billion yuan ($221 million) in 2017 thanks to the increasing influence of the museum's intellectual property (IP).
China's brick-and-mortar bookstores have recovered from a wave of closures and are mounting a comeback.
The costume and cosmetics brand Zara was recently in trouble because one of its advertisements, in which a female Chinese model appeared, was blamed for "defaming the Chinese".
Chinese sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth" has taken second place in China's all-time box office as of Sunday afternoon, according to Maoyan, a professional box office tracker.
During China's Lantern Festival in two days, the Palace Museum will allow late-night visits for the first time, according to the museum's website.
Chinese actor Wang Jingchun and actress Yong Mei won the Silver Bears for Best Actor and Best Actress for their performances in the film "So Long, My Son" at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) on Saturday.
More than 80 boys and girls had a special Lunar New Year celebration with California Senator Scott Wiener on Friday in San Francisco to mark the state's official recognition of the festival.
Over the past four years, Yan Wenyun has taught the Manchu language for free to more than 400 students in her public classes in Harbin, the capital of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, or via the internet.
Huangshan Mountain, a tourist attraction with peculiar mountain peaks and distinctive pine trees in Anhui province, also offers delicately baked crispy pancake.