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  • Ming - Qing Dynasty style

    2013-06-06 16:06

    Garments from Ming and Qing dynasties are on display.The exhibition, which presents about 200 garments in Shandong's provincial capital Jinan, features clothes worn by emperors, nobles and ordinary people.

  • Photos of emperor's concubines in Qing Dynasty

    2013-06-06 10:13

    Photos of emperor's concubines in Qing Dynasty

  • Fashionable dynasties

    2013-06-06 08:12

    Clothing has always been the first thing to change following with the birth of a new Chinese dynasty, says Fang Hongjun, who has studied Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) clothing for 24 years at Beijing's Palace Museum.

  • Rare chance to see timeless style

    2013-06-06 08:10

    An exhibition at the Shandong Provincial Museum is displaying a large selection from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties' wardrobes.

  • Dressed like nobility

    2013-06-06 08:10

    Ming Dynasty clothes belonging to Confucius' aristocratic descendants are among the best-preserved of the era and offer hints of lost textile arts.

  • Intangible assets added to Tibetan preservation list

    2013-06-05 15:01

    Authorities of the Tibet autonomous region have added 10 more intangible assets of Lhasa onto its preservation list.

  • Taoist leaders focus on preserving values

    2013-06-05 13:49

    Taoist abbot Yuan Zhihong has a complicated attitude toward money: He knows his temple needs funds to make ends meet, but the commercialization of religious venues is affecting their sacred status.

  • Sichuan opera: one of oldest forms of Chinese opera

    2013-06-05 11:05

    Sichuan opera is one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera, distinguished by face-changing, fire-spitting and other stunts.

  • Ancient dwellings rebuilt into Duanwu Festival gallery

    2013-06-04 15:40

    Prior to storing water at the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province, a cultural relics protection zone was built at the Mount Phoenix scenic area in Zigui county, located across from the dam.

  • Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan's Qu village

    2013-06-04 15:11

    There is a place called Qu village located in Zhanghua city, Taiwan province that has over two hundred people who have the surname Qu.

  • Dragon Boat Festival Ⅱ

    2013-05-31 17:35

    For thousands of years, the festival has been marked by eating zong zi (glutinous rice wrapped to form a pyramid using bamboo or reed leaves) and racing dragon boats.

  • Duanwu's cultural message

    2013-05-31 17:13

    What does Dragon Boat Festival mean? That may be of little concern to those who spend this traditional festival in their own particular way.