China's box office raked in more than 5.6 billion yuan (880 million U.S. dollars) during the Spring Festival holiday, breaking the sales record for the same period.
In the northwest suburbs of Beijing, a 68.5-square-km historic area waits to be protected and managed.
A festive lantern made from 2,800 volcanic rocks has lit up an ongoing lantern show in Datong City, north China's Shanxi Province.
Despite the theft of a thumb of a national treasure statue during display at a U.S. museum, an expert said it will not deter China's efforts to promote cultural exchange through artwork exhibition overseas.
Despite the unwillingness of many to return to work, on Wednesday the curtain finally dropped on the week-long holiday in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Temple fairs during Spring Festival are unique way to "sell" culture and commodities to Chinese people, particularly young people, according to China Daily.
To welcome the Year of the dog, an exhibition showcasing the culture of dogs is currently underway at Heilongjiang Provincial Museum in Harbin. The exhibition, co-organized by more than 20 museums in the country, displays hundreds of pictures and cultural relics on the theme of dog that symbolizes loyalty. It also provides a cultural feast to visitors during the holiday of the Spring Festival.
Art works by Chinese artists who live in New York debuted on Monday at the New York Institute of Art and Design, as part of the Big Apple's Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.
An ongoing exhibition at the National Museum of China features a selection of reproductions of Dunhuang murals by the late Zhang Daqian, the maestro of traditional Chinese ink-brush painting. Zhang lived in Dunhuang for nearly three years in the early 1940s, copying murals at the Mogao and Yulin grottoes.
A music teacher is working to make the ancient Chinese zither popular with young people.