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  • Large cultural fair commences

    2012-04-07 15:34

    A large exhibition and fair showcasing about 50 intangible cultural heritage items opened on Friday in Xi'an, the historic capital of Shaanxi province.

  • Dinosaur species found

    2012-04-06 15:05

    Scientists have discovered a new feathered dinosaur species that lived in the Early Cretaceous Period, about 125 million years ago, in northeastern China.

  • Country and Eastern music

    2012-04-06 10:20

    Fold music has been heard in Beijing, but it is rare to see a group of grassroots musicians from the countryside present their music on their own.

  • Romancing the bone

    2012-04-05 13:31

    The excavations carried out at Yinxu and the finding of the oracle bones significantly changed China's historical records.

  • Ancestor of all Chinese honored

    2012-04-05 13:16

    Nearly 20,000 people from around the world gathered in front of the mausoleum for Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor, to pay their respects to the emperor believed to be ancestor of all Han Chinese.

  • Chinese heritage exhibition held in Nairobi

    2012-04-05 08:36

    Charming Beijing Photo Exhibition and Beijing's Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition were held in Nairobi on Monday.

  • Learning more about Qingming

    2012-04-04 11:12

    The Qingming Festival, also called Tomb Sweeping Day, occurs on April 4 this year, which is one of the most important traditional festivals for the 24 Chinese solar terms.

  • Qingming tradition continues in US

    2012-04-04 11:05

    There's an upsurge of interest in Tomb-sweeping Day in the US as Chinese Americans honor their ancestors,Kelly Chung Dawson reports in New York.

  • Not another Qianmen?

    2012-03-29 09:55

    Liu Sheng is concerned the transformation of his community around Beijing's Drum and Bell towers will overly commercialize the area and ruin its authenticity.

  • Building new lives

    2012-03-29 09:38

    Or demolishing old bonds? These are the questions facing planners and residents who live near Beijing's Drum and Bell towers. Cheng Anqi, Zhang Zixuan and Han Bingbin report in Beijing.

  • Height of art

    2012-03-29 09:04

    Located on the northeastern edge of the Loess Plateau, the site of some of the earliest settlements of Chinese civilization, Datong is a city steeped in history and culture.

  • A tick for flea studies

    2012-03-28 10:28

    A flea as big as a dollar coin that may have sucked the blood of dinosaurs 160 million years ago has been discovered by Chinese scientists.