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  • Students learn weaving Li brocade in Haikou

    2013-09-13 15:05

    Over 1,200 students have taken part in the study of weaving Li brocade in Guoxing middle school in Haikou, south China's Hainan province.

  • Traditional Hanfu wedding ceremony

    2013-09-13 10:17

    Newlyweds wearing traditional Han costumes (hanfu) attend a group wedding ceremony at the Erqi Square, in Zhengzhou, capital city of Henan province, September 12, 2013.

  • Snapshots of Beijing hutongs

    2013-09-11 11:09

    Hutong is one of the many labels associated with old Beijing, not only because of its distinctive architectural style which is long and winding, with houses standing along two sides of a narrow road, but also because of the people who live there and the life they lead.

  • World Heritage status sought for corridor

    2013-09-11 10:00

    In August, a team of 20 cyclists from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan departed from Xi'an, Shaanxi province, to traverse the ancient Silk Road.

  • Facing change

    2013-09-11 09:24

    In the capital's historic Shichahai community, residents hope redevelopment plans won't destroy the hutong way of life.

  • Teachers bring home fresh ideas

    2013-09-10 14:51

    When you give someone a hug, you usually get one in return. This is exactly what hundreds of Chinese teachers and volunteers have experienced after working for Confucius Institutes overseas.

  • Hanban shops around for a wider choice

    2013-09-10 14:38

    Are you familiar with the name Confucius Institute? How about the idea of a convenience store for Chinese language and culture?

  • Dujiangyan temple holds ceremony in honor of Confucius

    2013-09-09 14:39

    A temple in Dujiangyan held a ceremony in honor of Confucius, on Sunday, in Chengdu, Sichuan province.

  • Welcome with a bang

    2013-09-09 11:14

    Basha village is a place where a small community of ethnic Miao continues to live largely like it did 4,000 years ago. Art beat in September

  • Brush with greatness

    2013-09-08 07:34

    In the autumn of 2011, famed calligrapher Li Duo held a poetry and calligraphy exhibition at the military museum in Beijing and created quite a sensation in China's art circles.

  • Observing filial piety in China

    2013-09-05 13:32

    Filial piety is a concept that has been passed down from generation to generation in China for thousands of years.

  • Castles and palaces on two continents find common ground

    2013-09-04 09:47

    Once symbols of status and glory at two ends of the world, European castles and Chinese princely mansions are now looking to each other to explore ways to thrive in the modern time.