A bronze dragon head, believed to have been looted from Beijing's Yuanmingyuan, or Old Summer Palace, during the Second Opium War (1856-60), was purchased for 3 million euros ($3.4 million) by an anonymous Chinese buyer on Monday at a Tessier & Sarrou auction in Paris.
With a set of wooden recorders, a musical duo took the audience to the Baroque era and retraced the route of Spanish Jesuit Diego de Pantoja, whose odyssey helped establish the early bond between China and Spain.
Chinese experts doubt the authenticity of a dragon head sculpture sold for 2.4 million euros ($2.7 million) at an auction in France.
Chinese artist Xu Hongfei, president of the Guangzhou Sculpture Academy, "introduced" 15 of his sculptures of female figures to the port city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, as part of a global tour of his exhibition.
The posthumous homages paid to legendary Hollywood actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Audrey Hepburn, never cease. However, a new exhibition, by Shanghai Calanstar Culture Co. Ltd, manages to be a unique tribute. The two-month exhibition, entitled "Beyond Time" is a creative celebration of Hepburn's elegance and nobleness, and is now on display in Beijing.
Chinese internet users have been using photoshop to have fun with the huge popularity of the new "Aquaman" film, turning veteran Chinese actor Xu Jinjiang into the DC Comics superhero.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Sony's animated superhero film "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" was honored as Best Picture of 2018 by film critics in the western U.S.
Like a Flowing River, a TV series about struggles in the context of China’s launch of reform and opening-up is being aired since Dec 10.
One of the most important figures in Chinese art history, Dong Qichang (1555-1636), is being presented in a large-scale exhibition at Shanghai Museum.
An exhibition in Jingdezhen seeks to showcase works by artists born in the 1960s and the area's rich ceramics tradition.
Chinese rappers Chengdu Revolution (CD-Rev) on Monday evening criticized US rapper Lil Pump for humiliating China in his unpublished new song "Butterfly Doors", which was posted on Instagram.
With just two weeks left of 2018, a bunch of new films are set to flood theaters in the latter half of December, making this Friday the most crowded for new releases in the current quarter.
A play that offers a new interpretation of writer A Lai's award-winning novel, Settling Dust, is proving popular online.
The eight-day Hainan International Film Festival closed in south China's coastal city of Sanya Sunday. The festival, which ran from December 9 to 16, included forums, ceremonies, and competitions. Actor Jackie Chan is the event's promotional ambassador.
Chinese Kung Fu (martial arts) is a perfect platform that connects Chinese and Americans and contributes a lot to diversified cultures of various communities in the Bay Area, organizers said Sunday.
The Palace Museum, better known as the Forbidden City, welcomed its 17 millionth visitor on December 13 and became the museum with the most visitors in the world, reports Beijing Evening Post on Saturday.
Elites from the world of literature and fans nationwide have been paying tribute to novelist Ling Jiefang, better known by his pen name Eryue He, who died on Saturday morning at age 73.
The exhibition of China's Terracotta Army titled "The Guardians of Immorality" kicked off at the Museum of New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
Famous Chinese peony artist and calligrapher Jiang Yiqiao said Saturday that he hopes his paintings of peony can make the American people develop a better understanding of peony culture in China, which can serve as a bridge of friendship between the US and Chinese peoples.
Experts attending a tourism forum in Beijing said health tourism featuring the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is embracing a golden time for development.
Some 2,300 years later, Qu Yuan (340-278 B.C.) is still revered as China's first great patriotic poet who began a tradition of romanticism in Chinese literature. However, many are not familiar or even unaware of his identity as a far-sighted statesman.
Feng Huaishen is fighting to keep the craft of making traditional Beijing snacks alive.
The talk show, This Is Us, which tries to delve deeper into the behavioral and cognitive differences between men and women by providing opportunities for the genders to have frank discussions on various issues, has aired on Tencent Holdings Ltd's streaming platform every Thursday night since Sept 20. The show concluded last week.
Students from Shanghai’s international schools came together Thursday in the culmination of a nine-month celebration of Chinese poetry.
As part of the efforts to make Chinatown sustainable, U.S. San Francisco has funded programs to help preserve the country's oldest historical neighborhood.
An Amsterdam court ruled on Wednesday that the mummy Buddha repatriation case filed by two Chinese villages against a Dutch collector is "inadmissible".
Cultural relic authorities in East China's Fujian Province have vowed to offer support to villagers after a court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, dismissed a lawsuit against Dutch collector Oscar van Overeem over a stolen Buddha statue.
Residents learn how to make cheongsam buttons, called pankou, or frog fasteners, from master tailor Jiao Yigang at the store of heritage-listed Longfeng Cheongsam on Shaanxi Road N. on Wednesday.
A remote settlement has long been a crucible of multiethnic friendships.
Rapid urbanization and foreign travel fuel demand of coffee in the tea-loving country.