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  • Expo showroom

    2012-08-24 15:24

    Expo showroom

  • Expo revitalizes age-old ceramics industry

    2012-08-24 14:04

    The 12th China International Ceramics Exposition will open on Sept 6 in Zibo, a city in Shandong province long renowned as the "capital of ceramics".

  • Walls without boundaries

    2012-08-24 09:45

    Currently exhibiting at London's iconic Charing Cross Library is a collection of about 50 photographs on the Great Wall of China and Britain's Hadrian's Wall.

  • Love never changes despite its appearance

    2012-08-23 15:26

    Qixi Festival, China's traditional Valentine's Day, falls on Thursday this year according to the lunar calendar. Here are some moments of love captured years ago and in modern times. No matter what it looks like, love never changes.

  • New Year paintings, all year round

    2012-08-22 10:26

    Lu Caiyan, 57, lives in the village of Zhouwo, Wuqiang county, Hebei province, a four-hour drive from downtown Beijing.

  • New life for ancient scripts

    2012-08-22 09:52

    In the country that invented paper, there are about 50 million old books waiting to be restored.

  • Cantonese cross talk

    2012-08-17 16:20

    Originating in North China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and often spoken in Mandarin, cross talk was brought to Guangdong province in 1958 and popularized through being spoken in Cantonese.

  • Love is all around

    2012-08-17 16:12

    Chinese Valentine's Day falls on Aug 23 and one way of spending it is to watch the touching folk legend Marriage of the Fairy Princess.

  • Confucians dressed to impress in China

    2012-08-17 11:43

    Clothing reflects a country's politics, economy and culture. The traditional Chinese costume is the presentation of Confucian etiquette.

  • Hard work has its reward

    2012-08-17 11:32

    Impression Wulong, in Chongqing, celebrates the boat trackers who have traditionally hauled craft up the province's rivers.

  • Folk artist paints with straw in N China

    2012-08-16 15:38

    Folk artist paints with straw in north China's Shanxi province.

  • Yongjia Kunqu Opera ecstasies locals and visitors

    2012-08-16 14:30

    Yongjia Kunqu Opera ecstasies locals and visitors.