The interpretation of film and television works often leads to endless disputes about the truth of history. A special exhibition of four years' preparation, "Empresses of China's Forbidden City: The art and life of the empresses of Qing Dynasty", is on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston, US, covering the archetypes of historical characters in the popular Chinese TV series "Story of Yanxi Palace" and "Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace."
Disney will open a Mickey Mouse pop-up exhibit in the United States in November as its most iconic cartoon character turns 90 this fall.
Imagine a sculpture of a playful, yellow monkey wagging its tail while holding a pink peach in its hands. It smiles from ear to ear, while its eyes vividly staring into the distance. Now imagine the monkey on the tip of a sharpened pencil.
Chinese artist Kong Ning showcased her ecological performance art titled Hot Wave in Jilin city, Northeast China's Jilin province on Sunday to raise awareness of the global warming issue.
Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, the mind and language.
Warner Bros' Asian-centric film Crazy Rich Asians topped North American box office in its opening weekend, breaking all expectations with an estimated $25.23 million in three days.
August 19, 2018 marks the 179th World Photography Day. Photography immediately became popular in Europe since it was first devised in 1839 by Mande Daguerre, a French artist.
Egypt's capital Cairo embraces a seven-day Chinese fine art exhibition that is meant to promote mutual cultural ties between the two nations.
Recent archaeological excavations in Yuzhuang, Liugouxincun and Houfushan in Ningyang County, East China's Shandong Province, have uncovered numerous historical relics that will allow experts to better study the historical development of society in the region.
The 11th season of The Big Bang Theory finally hit Chinese streaming site Sohu TV on Wednesday.
The 7th day of the 7th lunar month is China's Double Seventh Festival, but in Zhanghu Town in eastern Fujian Province, they celebrate this day with a parade for their totem animal, the snake. They called it "Snake King Festival." The festival also retains some traditional customs, including snake fighting.
"Pho", Vietnam's iconic noodle soup, has been named the world's 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet, local media reported on Thursday.
Mulan, the legendary ancient Chinese heroine who gained worldwide fame from a 1998 Disney animated movie, is trending again on the internet.
The history of the festival dates back to the Han Dynasty (206 BC -220 A.D.). Legend has it that girls at that time prayed for creativity to the god Vega on the night of the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. This tradition has since passed on to later generations.
The annual week-long Shanghai Book Fair opened on Wednesday with a publishing deal signed between different governments of the Yangtze River Delta, the local press and publication authority said.
This month, many women in Shilan, a small town in Hunan Province, are becoming embroiderers with support from the local government.
A recent announcement that the TV series has earned more than 10 billion views online seems to have caused trouble for the show as it has placed the industry's practice of fraudulently increasing views under the spotlight.
The Buddhist Association of China called for stronger Buddhist ethics and resistance to the commercialization of Buddhism, at the conclusion of its council meeting in Beijing on Wednesday.
Ray Tokuda, a 54-year-old Japanese-American, is proud of the title his school has given him. He is a "shifu," a Chinese word literally meaning a master, mentor or senior practioner of martial arts.
As the crazy summer heat continues, it's difficult to imagine our lives without air conditioners. But don't forget that air conditioners weren't widely used in China until the late '90s. So, without the luxury of modern technology, how did the ancient Chinese cool themselves in the summer heat?
Theater enthusiasts in Beijing are looking forward to a bright autumn, as the second Lao She International Theater Festival will kick off next month, bringing quite a number of domestic and international performances to the stage.
A center for researching Yuanmingyuan has been established at the China Agricultural University in Beijing.
The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) has included Baiqi Canal, an ancient irrigation system in Xiangyang City, Central China’s Hubei Province, in its World Heritage Irrigation Structures (WHIS) list.
Youth of China, the third album of a Chinese classical literary song trilogy, was released Monday at the UN headquarters in New York, the first working day after the International Youth Day that fell on Sunday.
Disney, the world's leading entertainment company, built excitement for the long-awaited live-action Mulan film by releasing the first official photo of Chinese actress Liu Yifei, or Crystal Liu in English, who stars as the famed warrior princess.
Four ancient irrigation sites from China have been inscribed as world heritage, including the Dujiangyan irrigation system.
China's art market saw record sales of works valued at 100 million yuan, but auctions continue to be hampered by bidders who fail to pay up in full.
Monks chant as the sounds of bells and horns are heard in the misty sunrise. On the southern slope of Mount Gephel is the giant Buddha Thangka, a Buddhist painting, measuring 40 meters long and 37 meters wide, a sight to see as tens of thousands of believers pray and crawl along the hill.
Another ancient Egyptian sphinx, an ancient stone statue with a human head and a lion's body, was reported to be found in Egypt, according to local officials.
In 1922 when Chinese scholar Xu Zhimo studied at the King's College Cambridge, he loved to enjoy the view at the Cam river bank looking out from his dormitory window and later created his most famous poem A Second Farewell to Cambridge describing the scenic landscape.