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Photo exhibition captures new countryside scene of Henan

A photography exhibition showcasing a new perspective of countryside landscape in Central China's Henan province is underway in Zhengzhou city of Henan province. 

Exhibition showcases Yangtze River culture

An exhibition on the culture of the Yangtze River is currently underway at the National Museum of China (NMC) in Beijing. Centered around the theme of "The Mighty Long River," the exhibition features more than 300 objects that represent the Yangtze River culture.

Public art show invigorates South China’s urban scenes

Dream Unlimited, a long-term public art exhibition, brings the works of 18 internationally renowned artists from home and abroad to the Hangzhou Bay New Zone in Ningbo of Zhejiang province.

Online forum addresses digital advancement of art

In the context of intensive integration of digital technology with art, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chengdu, Sichuan province, recently held an international forum online called Envisage and Presentation, for an exchange of opinions on how technology has shaped and will continue to shape the art scene.

Art project uses music to assist recovery of patients

A decade after his last performance as actor and operetta singer with the Greek National Opera, Georgios Sochos stands confidently on the main stage of the 19th century Ziller Building of the National Theater of Greece in central Athens, practicing breathing exercises before singing, again.

Hongkong Post to issue ‘Year of the Tiger’ special stamps

Hongkong Post will release a set of special stamps themed on the Year of the Tiger on Jan. 18 and the official First Day Covers of the same theme were put on sale on Tuesday.

A natural talent

Du Dakai vividly recalls a journey to Guangdong province in the winter of 1978. The professor of Tsinghua University's Academy of Arts and Design accompanied Zhu Danian (1916-95), an eminent painter and ceramic artist, to Xiqiao, a village to the south of Guangzhou known for its stunning natural scenery and rich cultural heritage, to travel and do some outdoor sketching.

Greek PM calls for reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Monday for all the Parthenon's sculptures to be brought back together, as ten marble fragments of sculptures from the 2,500-year-old temple on Acropolis hill were transferred from the National Archaeological Museum of Greece to the Acropolis Museum.

Female artist’s exhibition delivers elegance, tranquility

Artist Wen Wei is noted for her works of classical Chinese mountain-and-water paintings done in xieyi style, ink figure paintings of court ladies and calligraphies in kuangcao (wild cursive) script, which vividly show her gift and hard work over the years.

Ink master Qi Baishi's first NFT piece to be auctioned

One of Chinese ink painting master Qi Baishi's artwork has been digitalized and turned into an NFT (non-fungible tokens) art piece. It will be auctioned at a hotel in Shanghai on December 31.
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Summer camp generates children's interest in pipa

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Nation leads the way on heritage protection

Even though he is 67, Zhang Heshan still climbs the mountain near his village every morning, which he has done since childhood.

Exhibition in Xinjiang highlights nation’s culture

A five-day exhibition of intangible cultural heritage around the country has opened at the Xinjiang Art Museum in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.