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  • Comedic Peking Opera entertains in open air

    2013-08-09 01:42

    The Peking Opera Romance of the Iron Bow was part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors summer program, which annually showcases world-class music, dance and spoken word programs free for the public.

  • China through the lens

    2013-08-09 00:43

    Chinese-American photographer Liu Heung Shing has been capturing China with his camera for more than 30 years. The Pulitzer-prize winner is presenting his pictures in China.

  • Crafting a town

    2013-08-08 11:41

    Cicheng is an ancient town with a rich history, but instead of attracting tourists to its picturesque streets, it hopes to lure designers with its exquisite culture of handicrafts.

  • Walk the talk

    2013-08-08 10:36

    His publication on Chinese folk culture and arts won Time magazine's "Best of Asia" award.

  • Observing beauty and being creative

    2013-08-08 10:21

    Have you ever observed the bark of any tree closely and has it ever occurred to you that it can be a creative piece of art?

  • Delusional 3D painting in Beijing

    2013-08-08 09:25

    Children are attracted by a delusional 3D ground painting during the Qianmen Historical Culture Festival in Beijing, capital of China, Aug 7, 2013.

  • Pottery craft a dying art

    2013-08-07 15:18

    The pottery craft has come under risk of disintegrating as the small industry has been faced with low efficiency problems and weak profit margins.

  • Chinese acrobats perform in Jamaica

    2013-08-07 11:12

    Chinese acrobats perform in Kingston, Jamaica on Aug 5, as part of efforts to enhance communication and mutual understanding between two countries.

  • Paper-cut artists strive to rise above technology

    2013-08-07 10:30

    Distinguished by their delicate composition, vivid shapes and flamboyant colors, Yuxian paper-cuts challenge people's normal understanding of these Chinese artworks as red flowers for windows.

  • Sand painting contest in Zhoushan

    2013-08-07 10:26

    The 2013 China (Zhoushan) Masters Sand Painting Contest was held in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province on August 5, 2013.

  • Robe warriors

    2013-08-07 10:20

    Perhaps, this is a Mongolian-style Via Monte Napoleone: 30-odd costume shops gather in this downtown area in Xilinhot, in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

  • New standards boost age-old martial art

    2013-08-07 09:03

    Wushu, a traditional Chinese martial art, has made a major development in global self-promotion with the development of a standardized evaluation system over the past two years.