Folk Art

China-Latin American and Caribbean art show to open in Shaanxi

Culture and art are not only about "celebrating the beauty of oneself", but also about "sharing the beauty with others".

Craftsman carries tunes to preserve culture

"The arrow shot is so straight that it hits the bull's-eye, the young people will have good luck, and sitting on the lawn of the archery field is as comfortable as sitting on soft silk," Dargye sang as he worked on his handmade bag.

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 to feature digitalization of fashion

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 will stage a host of fashion shows at cultural landmarks across Beijing from Sept. 15 to 22. Digital fashion shows to debut this year will allow audiences to enjoy virtual exhibits and digital artworks. 

Porcelain sheds light on nation's history and culture

Unearthed items provide vital clues to life in ancient timesPorcelain, one of ancient China's oldest and greatest inventions, has played a significant role in the country's long history.

Tokyo exhibition by Chinese artist building bridge for cultural exchanges

A special art show titled "Encounter" by Chinese artist Wang Chuanfeng is taking place at Tokyo National Museum, and the exhibition has attracted former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and other high-profile visitors.

International artists visit Silk Road city for inspiration

Local and international artists found inspiration and enhanced communication through an activity held in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, northwest China, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. Dunhuang, an oasis city on the old Silk Road and a cradle of Buddhism in China, is a hub of East-West cultural exchanges.

Ancient work inspires modern world

Chang'e, China's lunar probe, is named after a legendary goddess in ancient fairy tales, but few people know that she first appeared in the book Shan Hai Jing, or The Classic of Mountains and Seas, which is thought to have been written during the late Warring States Period (475-221 BC).

Lebanese artist turns ancient rock vaults into heritage museum

Ghandi Abu Diab, a Lebanese in his fifties, has spent three decades exerting strenuous efforts to transform the ruins of Ottoman-era rock vaults into a heritage museum in al-Jahliyeh, a village in the Chouf District of Mount Lebanon.

Ink artist shares his views in semi-abstract landscapes

In his ink-brush paintings, Fang Xiang uses loose strokes to create a half-real, half-imagined world. His depictions of these landscapes are full of details of animation, expressing his reflections of worldly affairs and interpersonal relations, and provoking a shared yearning for a simple life.

Exhibition in Qinhuangdao pays tribute to great thinker

In one of the best known texts attributed to him, Xiao Yao You (Wandering Beyond), Zhuang Zhou, or Zhuangzi, the master of philosophy who lived around the fourth and third centuries BC, believed that to achieve ultimate spiritual freedom, one should live without any desire. This Taoist take on life inspires artists and is reflected in their works.


Concert held in New Zealand featuring Chinese cultural elements

A concert held at Auckland Town Hall on Thursday night impressed the New Zealand audience with classic Chinese musical works.

Beijing jazz festival concludes

The 2022 Taihu Jazz Festival, a popular cultural event in Beijing, concluded on Wednesday night.During the five-day event, nearly 100 musicians from over 10 jazz bands presented a musical feast for the audience, including the premiering of a number of original works.

Namibia singers ready to represent Africa at World Choral Expo

Namibian singing group Collective Singers will embark on their journey to represent Africa at the World Choral Expo in Lisbon, Portugal from Sept. 3 to 7.

Shanghai Disneyland to host new 'Avatar' exhibition

Shanghai Disney Resort in collaboration with James Cameron and Jon Landau's Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney Location-Based Experiences, announced on Thursday that "Avatar: Explore Pandora," an immersive exhibition inspired by the highest-grossing film of all time "Avatar," will open in Shanghai Disneyland from Sept. 22, 2022 to March 2023. This will be the first Avatar-themed touring exhibition to be hosted in a Disney Park worldwide.

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 lights up traditional cultural landmarks

Beijing Fashion Week 2022 raised its curtain on Thursday with the fashion show "Night of Fashion Aesthetics" staged at Wangfujing Street, an iconic commercial strip in the Chinese capital.