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  • Versatile singer leads Nabucco cast with performance of highest artistry

    2013-05-24 10:29

    Placido Domingo has graced the Chinese stage a few times before. But May 22 marked his debut in a fully costumed production in the Middle Kingdom.

  • Cross-stitch work of 'Riverside Scene at the Qingming Festival'

    2013-05-24 09:44

    Yang Hua demonstrates the 22-meter-long cross-stitch work of "Riverside Scene at the Qingming Festival" in Yiyuan county, East China's Shandong province, May 22, 2013.

  • Art Basel in Hong Kong to kick off

    2013-05-24 09:14

    Visitors talk during the exhibition Art Basel in Hong Kong, in South China's Hong Kong, May 22, 2013. Art Basel in Hong Kong, the latest leg of the international circuit, will kick off here on Thursday.

  • Thangka Festival held in Tibet

    2013-05-23 10:50

    The Thangka Festival was held in Tibet, attracting many believers to the monastery to pray, get blessed and appreciate the big and vividly woven thangka.

  • Peking Opera Theater of Beijing starts European tour

    2013-05-23 09:20

    Artists perform Peking opera at the Lucent Danstheater in Hague, the Netherlands, May 21, 2013.

  • Artists step into Africa

    2013-05-22 17:42

    China Artists Association has brought 40 of its best paintings to Cote d’Ivoire in its bid to "Step into West Africa".

  • Phoenix Arts Group spreads wings globally

    2013-05-22 16:44

    The Phoenix Arts Group, in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, is the world's second-largest art materials supplier in terms of production capacity, after the United Kingdom-based Winsor & Newton.

  • Caustic composer

    2013-05-22 10:31

    His music appeals to only certain listeners as it is angry, sad and abstract. But Wang Xilin will not stop composing as he cannot stop the fire in his belly.

  • Living paper dreams

    2013-05-21 16:10

    Students from Chongqing University built 14 houses with paper boards in four weeks.

  • A picture in time

    2013-05-21 10:10

    A foreign student snapped a shot of a group of students and teachers on a boat trip 30 years ago. Now he is back to find out what had happened to them.

  • Preview of Est-Ouest Auctions' spring auction in HK

    2013-05-21 09:19

    The preview of the Est-Ouest Auctions' 2013 spring season auction opened in Hong Kong, May 20, 2013.

  • Showing Duchamp's key legacy

    2013-05-20 15:27

    Marcel Duchamp's Boite-en-valise, a portable museum, literally translated "box in a suitcase", consists of miniature reproductions of his key works.