Folk Art

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.

National Art Museum showcases works ranging from drawing to calligraphy

The National Art Museum of China offers a diverse program for the upcoming New Year holiday, with works shown at eight ongoing exhibitions varying from drawings, sketches, oil paintings, Chinese paintings and calligraphy to lacquer paintings.

Olympic themed cultural festival to greet Beijing

The 22nd "Meet in Beijing" International Arts Festival will greet arts lovers in the capital from Jan 6 to Feb 18, with an Olympic theme this year as the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games approach.

Diplomats and guests get Peking Opera experience

Thirty diplomats from various countries, including Azerbaijan, Brazil, Pakistan, Spain and Indonesia, along with their spouses, were invited to experience Peking Opera at Tianleyuan Theater in Beijing on Monday.

Archaeology wins a wider audience

The discovery of thousands of cultural relics at the Sanxingdui site in Guanghan, Sichuan province, was probably this year's biggest archaeological surprise in China.

Oil works present a thorough study of nature

Wind Sweeps over the Earth, an exhibition held at the National Art Museum of China until Jan 3, shows more than 100 oil paintings by Wang Jianguo, a painter in Changchun, Jilin province, created over the last two years.

Threading her way through life

When Japanese artist Shiota Chiharu presented her first retrospective exhibition The Soul Trembles at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo in 2019, eager enthusiasts formed long lines on the street as they waited patiently to get in.


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.