Professor Chen Yuanmeng has taught Kiswahili, one of the major languages in East Africa, at the Communication University of China for over 50 years.
The 75th annual Venice Film Festival kicked off Wednesday in the northeastern Italian city of Venice on the lagoon with a presentation of the juries who will decide the destinies of this year's crop of cinema contenders.
When illustrator Ye Luying happened to read again the well-known work An Ode to the Goddess of Luo (Luoshenfu) she immediately decided to illustrate the classic story.
Hardly can any talks of African food culture assuage the sufferings endured by the people of the land.
A majority of respondents in a recent survey said they are aware of the significance of protecting cultural heritage and willing to learn more about the issue.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) proposed. In the past five years, notable outcomes have been achieved in cultural communication, educational cooperation, and tourism exchange, said Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics at a press conference held by the State Council Information Office in Beijing on Monday.
Japanese manga artist Miki Miura, known by her pen name Momoko Sakura, passed away from breast cancer on Aug 15. She was 53 years old.
China's Alibaba Pictures announced on Monday it would work with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners and Walden Media to make a sequel to 2017's beloved "A Dog's Purpose."
Shi Shaohua (1918-98) is recognized as one of the country's three leading photographers, together with Sha Fei and Wu Yinxian, whose works document the course of the Communist Party of China in the 1930s and '40s.
Chinese-Canadian hip-hop artist Kris Wu made his iHeartRadio MMVAs debut in Toronto, Canada, on Aug 26 where he not only performed his hits, including Like That and Deserve, but also took home one of the biggest awards of the night.
On the vast land of Africa where ancient ways of nomadic lives are still alive, traditional body modifications that are emblematic of human being’s most primitive aesthetical interpretation are kept intact until today. Looking at some of the best-known examples can inform us on the development of the appreciation of beauty as a social conception.
Children's books were one of the highlights at Beijing International Book Fair, which concluded Sunday.
Warner Bros.' Asian-centric film "Crazy Rich Asians" continued to lead North American weekend box office with an estimated 25 million U.S. dollars for a second weekend in a row.
The Lunar New Year, the grandest celebration for Chinese and many other Asian cultures, was designated a day of special cultural significance in California when Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Friday.
A porcelain masterpiece from Chinese Emperor Qianlong's imperial collection will go under the hammer in Hong Kong for a fall sale, announced the auction house Sotheby's on Friday.
Twilight Sparkle, Peppa Pig and the Smurfs are famed illustrations that can be found at the 25th Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), which has placed children's books in a central position.
Autumn is right around the corner, but preparations in northwest China's Qinghai Province to reap a bountiful harvest are already in full swing – but farmers there are doing much more than plowing the fields and planting crops.
With summer coming to a close, the time has come to rank the films that have fought tooth and nail for a slice of the box office pie.
The beloved animated character Peppa Pig of Entertainment One (eOne) will appear on the big screen to celebrate Chinese New Year in a newly developed film project by the company and China's Alibaba Pictures Group.
Holding a small brush, Lam Hoi Ting, an architecture student from Hong Kong, carefully sweeps off dust to restore an ancient colored painting in a pavillon at the Forbidden City (Palace Museum).
China's Ghost Festival, called Zhongyuan Festival by Taoists and Ullambana Festival by Buddhists, falls on the 15th day of the 7th month on the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on August 25 this year on the Gregorian calendar.
Fang Meng, a 32-year-old mother who took her son on a trip to Dehua county, East China's Fujian province, was dazzled by the sea of cartoon figures in Shunmei Group's display center.
In Shanghai, there is an 80-year-old man named Fei Yongquan who paints eggshells day after day. His works involve well-known figures and facial masks from Peking Opera.
Mother-of-eight Ahmantai Erjanhan has been making black soap, a natural product made from plants and animal oil, for almost 50 years, but it was only in June - at age 70 - she decided to use her traditional skills to start a business.
Little Big City Beijing, a miniature version of the city with landmarks such as the Great Wall, done with 3D-models, projection mappings and holograms and over 6,000 miniature mannequin from all walks of life, with vivid facial expressions, will open in early September, showcasing the city's history and culture since the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).
A young film student follows in the footsteps of her intrepid late father to shoot her first documentary about a trip to a glacier in far-flung Tibet, Xu Fan reports.
China is home to a variety of handicrafts on as many mediums as one can imagine. And although some of them have died out, many remain alive thanks to innovations initiated by of artisans.
The End of Heat, or Chu Shu in Chinese, is the 14th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, the End of Heat runs from August 23 to September 7.
The follow-up of Warner Bros.' Asian-centric film "Crazy Rich Asians," based on Kevin Kwan's novel of the same name, is reportedly in the development stages after an impressive box office success in its opening weekend.
Actor Ren Chengwei stars in the series.(Photo provided to China Daily)