Italian director and screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci, who won nine Oscar awards for “The Last Emperor,” died from cancer at the age of 77 on Monday.
An ongoing exhibition at the China Agricultural Museum in Beijing showcases farming techniques used through the ages, Wang Kaihao reports.
Mysterious relics from the Confucius Family Mansion can be seen by the public for the first time from Monday, after being kept as a private family collection for centuries.
The head of a cultural relic excavation project in Baota district of Yan'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, confirmed that he has traced the relic back 4,500 years ago, which could be China's most ancient palace.
Chinese Film Week kicked off in Portuguese capital Lisbon on Sunday with seven Chinese films on show in cinemas across the country.
The number of museums in China has increased by 14 times over the past four decades, according to Liu Yuzhu, head of the National Cultural Heritage Administration.
Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient tomb in Luxor province in Upper Egypt.
An interactive puzzle-solving game book, Migong: Ruyi Linlang Tuji (Mystery Palace: Map of Treasures in the Palace), which looks deeper at the life of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), will be published by the publishing house of the Palace Museum.
Chinese e-commerce giants including Alibaba's Tmall and JD.com have removed items of Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana from their platforms amid a racism row.
Chinese scientists said they have successfully applied graphene‐enhanced nanomaterials to protect ancient wall paintings.
Chopsticks, or kuaizi in Chinese, are a pair of small equal-length tapered sticks, usually made of wood, used for eating Asian food.
As the old saying goes, "Light snow covers the land, great snow covers the river." The 20th solar term, “Light Snow,” falls on November 22 this year.
A joint art exhibition by a group of Chinese artists in Yangon is a fine tribute to the people of Myanmar - reflecting the natural beauty and unique culture of their country.
Italian fashion brand Dolce&Gabbana (D&G) was accused of racial discrimination against Chinese people and culture as it released three trailers on social media to its show held in Shanghai on Wednesday night.
Chinese Wuxia (martial arts) novelist Shiao Ching-jen, more widely known by his pen name Xiao Yi, died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, the U.S. on Monday, according to the Chinese Writers Association of North America. He was 83.
Gloria Tang Tsz-kei, who also goes by her stage name G.E.M., is one of the most successful female pop stars in China and was recently ranked 34th on the BBC 100 Women's list.
An ongoing TV variety show is set to show the former Chinese imperial palace complex in a new light.
The Administration of Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park has launched an anti-poaching campaign in Hunchun, Jilin Province, to ensure the safety of tigers and leopards living in the area.
Museums are great places to learn more about history and art, but walking around quiet exhibits and reading explanations can sometimes become boring chores, even for those who are interested in art or history.
A remarkable display of 450 traditional Chinese lanterns in Edinburgh Zoo is throwing new light on ancient tales from Scotland and China."Visitors will come face to face with herds of unicorns, kelpies, a sleeping dragon and Nessie the Loch Ness Monster.” The Chinese lanterns in Edinburgh Zoo.
Two ancient tea relics were unveiled at a Chinese tea culture themed activity held in the Palace Museum on Nov 16, in Beijing, to trace back the traditional Chinese culture and promote the spirit of tea makers.
It was a cold evening on Friday at Buffalo, the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York as the temperature dropped down to 36 oF (2 oC) after a day's heavy wet snow.
A Picasso signed painting, which might be one of the artworks stolen in 2012 from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, was found in Romanian eastern county of Tulcea, the country's anti-organized crime authorities announced on Sunday.
The China Academy of Art and San Francisco Art Institute, both prestigious art schools in their respective countries, on Friday opened an exhibition and a symposium here to explore the role of art in the modern technological age.
The central government and regional government of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have invested about 3 billion yuan (430 million U.S. dollars) into promoting public culture development over the last five years.
Archaeologists said Thursday they have discovered a millennium-old "money tree" in a tomb in southwest China's Sichuan Province, though its main body had been stolen.
Oxford Dictionaries announced that it has chosen "toxic" as its annual "Word of the Year", British media reported Friday.
A "treasure box" time capsule, believed to be from around 1800 and indicating royal wishes for prosperity and peace, was unveiled for the first time on Friday at the Palace Museum in Beijing.
Renowned Chinese American writer Maxine Hong Kingston was one of the honorees at Thursday's Legacy Awards Gala held in New York City.
A series of cultural exchange activities including exhibitions and seminars were held in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan on Thursday to boost China-Brunei cooperation.