For the Chinese people, one of the remarkable cultural events staying in their memories in the year 2016 is probably the “24 Solar Terms” recognized as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Tickets for the premier show will be auctioned during e-commerce giant Alibaba's Nov 11 shopping extravaganza. With 1,450 seats, the theater has been designed exclusively for the show.
An exhibition of China's Terracotta Warriors has become a hit and contributed 78 million pounds (100.5 million U.S.That figure includes more than 20,000 schoolchildren on educational visits and an incredible 97,000 visitors on group tours.
Foodies in Beijing are being offered a Spanish gourmet festival that runs through Nov 11. The month-long feast is at the Minzu Hotel in downtown Beijing, with classic foods served up from the European country's Castile and Leon.
A concert featuring world premiere compositions by a group of distinguished Chinese composers was held here at the Carnegie Hall on Monday."With China Now, we hope to bring people and cultures from East and West together through music," said Cai. "Chinese composers are talented and with great imaginations.
The Palace Museum in Beijing has teamed up with Chinese Internet giant Tencent to launch its first music album, which ties in with 11 of the most famous paintings in the museum’s collection.
The Frost’s Descent, or "Shuangjiang" in Chinese, is the 18th of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms, and will last from October 23 to November 7 this year. It is the last autumn solar term, making it a transitional period from autumn to winter.
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The 12th Zhengzhou (China) International Shaolin Wushu Festival kicked off on Saturday in Dengfeng city, Central China's Henan province. Representatives from 65 countries and regions attended the opening ceremony.
More people from Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) are discovering the benefits of traditional Chinese medicine and exercise, such as Qigong, a traditional martial art combined with meditation, which aims at exploiting human body's inner energy to achieve both physical and mental harmony.
This year, the annual event in Shanxi province highlights movies by female directors and on women's issues.
Universal and Blumhouse's horror film "Halloween" dominated North American box office in its opening weekend with an estimated 77.5 million U.S.
Archaeologists from Shanghai Museum have unearthed a large number of ceramic pieces, most of which appear to be have been made in China, from the Allaippidy ruins in Sri Lanka, a country on the Indian Ocean.
Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke's latest film "Ash Is Purest White" won the Silver Hugo for Best Director at the ongoing 54th Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) at AMC River East 21 in the U.S. state of Illinois on Friday.
Norway's famed Viking ships, considered parts of the country's most iconic cultural heritage, are in danger of "total breakdown" due to lack of enough funding, experts have warned.