The Dragon Boat Festival was celebrated among overseas Chinese communities worldwide over the weekend with the specialty food Zongzi, but not necessarily a dragon boat race, both widely seen as its logos.
Onto one wall recently unearthed along the alleys of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, an electoral slogan promoted a local notable at the time.
Tree leaves, an umbrella or even a piece of cowhide can be an instrument that Ruan Hongchang uses to play with.
A new 4K restored version of “Soul of a Painter,” a movie directed by female Chinese director Huang Shuqin in 1993, was screened on Friday, in what is considered one of the most important events of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival this year.
A series of rare antiques, paintings and even jewelry to go under the hammer at China Guardian's spring auction this week offers a glimpse into the emperor's deep passion for flowers, especially his favorite blooms such as wintersweet, chrysanthemum and peach blossom.
China marked its annual Dragon Boat Festival on Monday with plenty of traditional activities and culinary feasts.
More than 150 years after French and British troops sacked Beijing's Old Summer Palace in 1860, relics that may have been taken from the site are showing up at foreign auction houses, prompting an outcry from China.
Many New Yorkers marked the Dragon Boat Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday that commemorates the death of an ancient patriotic poet Qu Yuan, with fervor and color over the weekend.
China Post held a ceremony to mark the issuing of a set of stamps commemorating Qu Yuan (340 - 278 B.C.) in his hometown, Zigui County in central China's Hubei Province, on Monday, the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.
An exhibition on the Silk Road and the Renaissance has opened at the National Museum of China in Beijing and will run until August 19.
More than 60 schools and 3,000 students in Britain now join a Chinese learning program sponsored by the British government, latest figures have shown.
The zongzi is not just a snack with glutinous rice and delicious fillings, but a centerpiece of the Dragon Boat Festival in China.
Hollywood's all-important summer movie season got off to a teeth-gnashing roar this year as the fifth installment of Universal Studios' "killer-theme-park," tent-pole franchise, "Jurassic World 2" (JW2), marauded into theaters this June.
Nine Hong Kong films, including two world premieres, one North American premiere, and three New York premieres, will be featured at the upcoming 2018 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) in Lincoln Center, New York City.
The 21st Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) opened Saturday with a star-studded red carpet and the much-anticipated thriller "Animal World" by Chinese filmmaker Han Yan.
At the just-concluded Shanghai TV Festival, French film and TV series producer Thomas Viguier was attracted by a TV series telling entrepreneurial stories in China.
The exhibition "China Week: Colorful Guizhou, Charming Culture" kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday. The event organized by the China Cultural Center in Nepal was inaugurated by Nepali Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.
The highly expected American sci-fi adventure movie “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” a sequel to “Jurassic World,” started screening in China on June 15, one week earlier than its North America release.
Flowers, chandeliers, dozens of overflowing bookshelves and a red carpet make for an enchanting setting for those who choose Gogol Bookstore in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, for their wedding.
A picture book set featuring eight volumes about Chinese history on a variety of themes for children ages 5 and above has proved a hit.
A bark painting of an ancient saltwater crocodile is the showpiece of a 150-piece "Old Masters" art exhibition to tour China next month, local media reported on Thursday.
With a string of domestic blockbusters, Chinese-language movies scored a new high at the box office in the first half of this year, increasing nearly 80 percent year-on-year, according to the China Film Administration.
According to a report from global accounting firm PwC, China's entertainment and media (E&M) industries will continue to see robust growth over the next five years.
Four white marble fragments of a sculpture from Yuanmingyuan, also known as the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, were returned to the area on Tuesday.
A Japanese Sinologist is doing his best to spread the rich tapestry of Chinese literature in his home country, but young Japanese are still reluctant to take the plunge.
A new documentary showcasing Chinas profound love of wedding photography will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival on Wednesday evening, with audiences buzzing about the behind-the-scenes look into the multi-billion dollar industry.
A long-forgotten and rare Chinese imperial vase discovered in the attic of a family home in France was sold for 16.2 million euros (19 million US dollars) at Sotheby’s in Paris on Tuesday.
The Musee Rodin, a museum that houses collections of work by the master sculptor Auguste Rodin－who is widely regarded as the father of modern sculpture－has authorized the creation of a sister location in China, the first of its kind outside France.
The Zhoukoudian archaeological site was one of China's first batch to be inscribed in the List of World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO back in 1987. Human fossils dating as far back as 700,000 years were found there.
Restorers of ancient Chinese art and calligraphy need to focus on the historical context of the artworks when working on them.