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  • Once upon a time

    2013-09-01 09:23

    Fuzhou storytelling has been called a living fossil of ancient Chinese art and Chinese rap. It is popular in Fujian and Taiwan provinces and other Southeast Asian countries.

  • Shilihe market in Beijing

    2013-08-31 10:31

    Shilihe market, which is known for being one of the famous pet markets in Beijing, also sells a variety of items such as antiques, gems and kites.

  • Heritage through lenses:Mount Lushan

    2013-08-30 09:31

    Apart from its breathtaking natural scenery, Lushan is the birthplace of Chinese landscape poetry, plus, the famous Lushan Plenum represents its role in China’s political evolution.

  • Tibetan folk art Batang Xianzi, a well-preserved tradition

    2013-08-28 17:10

    With a history spanning over 1,000 years, Batang Xianzi is a beautiful and lyrical combination of Tibetan folk songs and dances.

  • Nomads hang on to tradtions

    2013-08-28 10:29

    During late July and early August, many members of the Mongolian ethnic group rush to their local pastures to watch and participate in the biggest event in their calendar, the annual Nadaam festivals.

  • Language list aims to pass on Chinese culture

    2013-08-28 09:47

    Citing tradition, a team of experts has urged the public to use standard Chinese characters despite the popularity of Internet buzzwords.

  • Model gives glimpse of old Beijing

    2013-08-23 15:10

    Some people can still remember what Beijing looked like 60 years ago with its meandering streets and courtyard communities. But for most residents the city is a bustling, modern metropolis.

  • Acupuncture treatment in Malta

    2013-08-23 14:32

    In the year of 2013, China observes the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first overseas medical aid mission.

  • Shuhe ancient town: a taste of a thousand-year history

    2013-08-23 14:07

    Located 53 kilometers to the east of Xunyang County, northwestern China's Shaanxi Province, Shuhe ancient town was once a famous port in China's maritime history, and is known as "little Hankou".

  • Returned zodiac heads on show at national museum

    2013-08-22 21:02

    Two bronze sculptures depicting the heads of a rat and a rabbit are on display at the National Museum of China as part of a permanent exhibition called The Road of Rejuvenation.

  • Terracotta warriors witness tourism peak

    2013-08-22 13:45

    Tourists visit the terracotta warriors and horses at the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Xi'an.

  • Kung fu summer camp at Shaolin Temple

    2013-08-21 16:25

    A group of boys and girls ranging between the ages of 8 and 15 attended a kung fu summer camp at the Shaolin Temple in Henan province.