Gone are the days when Valentine's Day was all about pleasing the ladies: Gift-buying for men is on the rise.
Four love-themed films hit Chinese screens on Thursday, providing a romantic atmosphere for Valentine's Day.
"More and more mandarin ducks have been spotted in urban Beijing in recent years," said Shi Yang, a researcher with the Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.
A fresco depicting Narcissus gazing at himself has emerged from an excavation at the Pompeii archaeological site near Naples in southern Italy, administrators announced Thursday.
Since China's first homemade sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth" opened throughout the United States last week, the epic has amazed moviegoers with its bold imagination, winning applause and encouragement for Chinese filmmakers' commendable foray into the sci-fi sphere.
The training required for learning Peking Opera would prove difficult for most people, as it combines martial arts, dancing and acrobatics."With her physical condition, I didn't think she could learn Peking Opera," said Wang Xichen, head of the opera school and a Peking Opera actor.
Fourteen years after its premiere at the venue, the National Ballet of China brought "Raise the Red Lantern" back to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts here Wednesday evening, mesmerizing some 2,000 spectators and drawing a standing ovation.
"I was surprised and very happy to join the City of Azusa's Chinese New Year Celebration," Zhang Yue, who has lived in the small city of Southern California for 10 years, told Xinhua when attending the first Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on Tuesday night.
Books about China, including its culture and literature, have caught the eyes of thousands of readers at the 28th Havana International Book Fair, contributing to deepening China-Cuba exchanges.
For Chu Jing, a 28-year-old white-collar worker who is getting married on Thursday - Western Valentine's Day - chocolates are her candy of choice.During Chinese Valentines' Day, which fell in August last year, five of the top 10 items sold online in the country were chocolates, according to a report by Alibaba.
China's Cai Xuetong competes in the women's halfpipe finals of the FIS Snowboard World Championships in Utah on Feb 8. Cai finished in second place behind Olympic champion Chloe Kim of the United States.
Valentine's Day is approaching and people in many parts of the world are getting ready to lighten their wallets for their loved ones.
A new music video for the song Second Farewell to Cambridge, adapted from Chinese poet Xu Zhimo's famous composition, has been released by the King's College Record Label to mark Lunar New Year.
Chang says graffiti began from a pop culture movement in the 1980s, and has developed into an important part of contemporary art, "just like Michelangelo to the Renaissance".
Instead of using traditional printing paper to make a book, a Chinese publishing company used food wrapping paper and as a result, recently won the 2019 "Best Book Design from all over the World" competition held in Leipzig, Germany.
Chinese designer Vivienne Hu on Wednesday presented her fall/winter 2019 collection, revisiting Lewis Carroll's renowned novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," at the ongoing New York Fashion Week.
Taoray Wang's newly launched women's line attracted a full house of fashion lovers, including some special guests from U.S. President Donald Trump's family.
Prices and sales rose at flower markets this week as couples prepared to celebrate Valentine's Day on Thursday.
Twelve millennia-old Tibetan manuscript pieces from the famed Mogao Grottoes have been restored and digitalized, authorities in northwest China's city of Dunhuang said Tuesday.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released its first standard to establish quality requirements for Isatis indigotica root, known as Banlangen in Chinese, to support its clinical efficacy and safe use.
Actor Huang Bo has become the first actor from China's mainland to be involved in films grossing over 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) combined, reports takefoto.cn.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival for Chinese people around the world. As Chinese culture is gradually accepted by the rest of the world, the influence of the Spring Festival is also expanding. The U.S. state of California, for example, has made the Spring Festival an official local holiday.
China's media watchdog is requiring web dramas and film producers, whose budgets exceed a certain level, to register, a move industry insiders hope would help curb actors' skyrocketing fees and improve programming.
The unexpected box office success of science fiction blockbuster The Wandering Earth has proved to be a major revenue spinner for two of the movie's producers, amid a wider gloomy industry performance.
"Science fiction" has become a keyword in China's film market during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, with two sci-fi films hitting big screens and receiving favorable reviews from the critics and audience.
Hundreds of Chinese and American students performed traditional Chinese music, folk songs and dances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts here on Monday evening to celebrate the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The One Yuan Theater, located in Rongjiawan town of Yueyang, has staged 30 to 50 Huagu Opera shows annually since 2012, with the audience numbers for each show sometimes touching 1,000.
Imax box offices set a new record over the Chinese New Year period starting on Feb 5, grossing 217 million yuan ($32.3 million) across its 599 theaters in China.
The second Disney Inspiration Run will be held on April 13 and 14.With the resort set to be transformed by a spectacular display of flowers in mid-April, participants will be able to enjoy a unique Disney storytelling environment amid the colors of spring.
China's copyright administration on Sunday vowed to crack down on online piracy to protect the copyrights of domestic films, after a number of films were pirated during Chinese New Year, including sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth.