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A history of endeavor

Exhibition at the Capital Museum recalls highlights of the glorious past and golden moments of Chinese sports.

Art fair featuring urban culture to be launched in Chengdu

An art fair featuring urban culture and popular art will be launched in May in Chengdu, Sichuan province, in an effort to meet the artistic demand of the younger generation who grew up under the influence of popular culture.

Egyptian artist carves miniature sculptures of 100 influential world figures

On a table in downtown Cairo, Fady Francis, 30, aligns miniature sculptures of 100 influential world figures, standing side by side in harmony, although the figures were from different cultures, spoke different languages and lived in different eras in history.

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.
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Starry nights on stage

From popular children's choir to Peking Opera, cultural carnival promises a surge of nostalgia as the People's Republic of China celebrates its anniversary.

Upcoming documentary show presents a rich 'Bouquet' of Chinese civilization

Within just five minutes, the extent and scope of Chinese culture is given a vivid presentation in China Bouquet, a bilingual documentary which will be for viewing on several online platforms.

Tasty tradition is sweet success for culture

Seen from afar, they are decorative polychromatic flowers, placed front and center at dining tables to feast the eyes.

High tech and art merge in Nanjing exhibition

The ongoing exhibition In the Line of Flight, for Possible Worlds at Deji Art Museum in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, has attracted lots of visitors by offering them a cool experience by mixing art and technology.

​Exhibition reviews development of ancient Chinese paintings

Editor's note: A collection of more than 1,700 copies of Chinese paintings and related calligraphy works from the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.- A.D. 220) to the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912) are currently on display at the National Museum of China in Beijing.