Since ancient times in China, art forms involving ink and brushes such as calligraphy and paintings have been seen as highly desirable and have brought prestige to the artists who excelled at them.
Beijing municipal authorities have released a 17-year plan to develop and protect sections of the Great Wall that come under the city's jurisdiction, focusing on areas which have suffered long-term damage。
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral, devastated by fire on Monday evening, within five years, calling on the French to remain united.
When the spire of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral collapsed in flames, despairing gasps and cries broke out among the crowds of Parisians and tourists, who gathered and were praying for the ancient architecture that has stood in the French capital since 1260.
The spire and roof collapsed after a major fire engulfed one of France's most famous landmarks in Paris, the medieval Cathedral of Notre-Dame, but the main structure and two towers are safe, according to Paris fire brigade chief Jean-Claude Gallet.
A themed exhibition of 10 Chinese artists' works opened here on Saturday night as part of the 13th Havana Biennial, the first of its kind since the biennial art event was launched in 1984.
Authorities in China have held a trial opening of the site for the upcoming Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition. The opening ceremony is coming up on April 29th.
Cloud Gate performs Lin's work, White Water, inspired by a river named Liwuxi in south Taiwan. (Photo for China Daily/Liu Chen-Hsiang)
After 46 years at the helm of Taiwan's Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, choreographer Lin Hwai-min prepares to pass on the mantle to the next generation.
The recent 52nd WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival in Houston, in the US state of Texas, paid a great deal of attention to Chinese movies and moviemakers. And it drew praise from movie industry insiders for this shift in focus.
Iran's Allameh Tabataba'i University in Tehran established the country's first China Study Center on Sunday in cooperation with China's Shanghai International Studies University.
On Tuesday, a mistrial was declared in a case in which a US man broke off the thumb of a Terracotta Warrior during an exhibition at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in December 2017.
An exhibition of treasures from national museums along the Silk Road was staged Thursday at the National Museum of China in Beijing.
To mark its 40th anniversary this year, Shanghai Ballet is staging 12 productions to reflect the history and development of the company over the past four decades.
A scene from The Peony Pavilion, a production of the Four Dreams series by Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe, which received the special award at the 29th Shanghai Magnolia Stage Performance Awards on March 22.
People who have been to Tibet may notice the well-preserved religious and traditional culture, which has much to do with the central government's efforts to protect traditional culture and people's freedom of religious belief.
Havana's Chinatown is being restored to its former glory as work in the district in downtown Havana began several weeks ago.
The U.S. and Italy have returned 1,157 Chinese cultural relics so far in 2019 and China has signed bilateral contracts with 21 countries to prevent illegal digging and smuggling of relics.
Hundred of looted Chinese cultural relics were returned to China from Italy on Wednesday in what is the largest repatriation of its kind since about 3,000 smuggled artifacts were returned from Britain in 1998.
World-renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang brought his new album Piano Book here on Tuesday to share his thoughts on piano playing and music education.
Wang Xudong, director of Dunhuang Academy, has become the new curator of the Palace Museum following the retirement of Shan Jixiang, who is known for helping the public see more of the museum and its treasures.
Hong Kong action thriller "P Storm" was the highest grossing film on the Chinese mainland market on Monday, according to China Movie Data Information Network.
Zheng Qing Guanis a martial arts studio that for decades could barely be found in a discreet basement of the public library in the Western Gate of Beijing. The special thing about the Zheng Qing school is that it does not limit its courses to only Chinese martial arts, but includes karate alongside classics such as tai chi, wushu, hsing yi, and Bruce Lee's own style jeet kune do. The first time I visited Zheng Qing Guan, I had two impressions.
The head of one of the world's best-known museums is retiring, and as the news spread late Monday, netizens praised him as a tireless guardian and promoter of the nation's heritage.
The retirement of Shan Jixiang, curator of Beijing's Palace Museum, has saddened Chinese society, with many paying tribute his contribution in bringing the 600-year-old museum alive and pulling ordinary people closer to China's ancient heritage.
Huang Yihe, the first director of the Spring Festival Gala, passed away on early Tuesday morning at the age of 85.
A British man has mastered the skills needed to perform Peking Opera, wowing the audience with his vivid performance of the Monkey King.
Tourists from China are greeted with welcome signs in their own language upon landing at Rome's Fiumicino Airport, the largest and most dynamic air hub in Italy.
A life-size elephant crafted by a Chinese designer out of recycled denim went on display at London's Tate Exchange this weekend, illustrating the hardships of the natural world and calling for greater protection of the environment and animals within it.
To encourage Chinese language learning and cultural exchanges, the first Chinese singing contest was held in Sofia on Sunday.