-- Seventy years since Tibet's peaceful liberation in 1951, a new modern socialist Tibet that is united, prosperous, culturally advanced, harmonious and beautiful is taking shape, underpinned by sustained stability and rapid development.
Huang Kunming, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has called on folk literature and art professionals to pass on the legacy of Chinese culture and add new vitality to national cultural treasures.
"Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China" was inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage List on Sunday during the ongoing 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee, which is hosted in Fuzhou, Fujian province.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO on Friday adopted a decision that praised China's continued efforts in conserving the Great Wall. The committee said it "takes note with satisfaction" of the measures taken by China to mitigate the threats on the UNESCO-listed world heritage, according to the decision adopted at the committee's 44th session, which is underway in Fuzhou, capital of east China's Fujian Province. The session was convened to review the state of conservation of sites inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list, among other agenda items. In the decision, the committee acknowledged China's protection efforts such as on-site conservation activities, capacity building for conservation professionals, a consolidation of the legal basis for the conservation of the Great Wall, public outreach activities, and the active use of new technologies for protection. It also noted that China has continued to implement its master plan of conserving the Great Wall and launched a national Great Wall culture park. The committee also expressed satisfaction with the protection of Comoe National Park and Tai National Park, both in Cote d'Ivoire.
Jiayu Pass, located in Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province, becomes a popular tourist destination in July.
Sun Lisheng, a silversmith inheritor from Tangshan, creates the most delicate of objects.
Computer engineer Ye Rui, 31, sipped coffee as he viewed a painting depicting the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests adorning a wall at a coffee shop in Beijing's Temple of Heaven (Tiantan) Park.
The first Nang (a kind of Xinjiang-style bread) making competition was held in Yecheng, Kashgar prefecture on Friday.
China will take on stronger international responsibilities to support the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in building up developing countries' world heritage capacity.
China has not only boosted the protection of its own national heritage but has also helped other countries protect their own cultural and natural treasures, a UNESCO official said Saturday.
The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has adopted the Fuzhou Declaration, calling for closer international cooperation within the framework of multilateralism.
The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO kicked off Friday in Fuzhou, capital of east China's Fujian Province, to review world heritage items online for the first time.
An immersive performance kicked off in Fuzhou's Sanfang Qixiang (Three Lanes and Seven Alleys) on Thursday night.
The first Panjiayuan intangible cultural heritage festival was held in Beijing on Thursday.
The “Temple of Buddhism, Silk Road and the Yangtze River -- Dunhuang Fresco Artworks Exhibition” was held at China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing on Thursday. This is the first time that Dunhuang fresco artworks were on display in Chongqing.
More than 10 foreign students from the Communication University of China were taught Tibetan paper-making techniques, a national Chinese intangible cultural heritage, in Nyemo County, Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region.
Hundreds of precious collections are on display at the Min opera exhibition hall founded by Chinese artist Ou Chengbin in Shipai Village in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province.
Porcelain restoration, or Juci, is an ancient craft which embeds metal staples into broken porcelain to make it complete.
Milk tea has become somewhat of a national obsession and a booming business in China. Its popularity has fueled many retailers whose main activities lie elsewhere to open milk tea stores to generate extra revenue and attract more customers.
The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee will open in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province on Friday. As a world heritage site in Fujian Province, Fujian tulou (earthen building of Fujian Province) has attracted the attention of the world.
The diversity of spoken and written languages is ensured in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Wednesday.
There are 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Wednesday.
China's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, has started promoting "zero waste" tours among tour guides and the public.
Israeli and Australian archaeologists discovered a pottery jug with a rare biblical inscription in southern Israel, which dates back to 3,100 years ago, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Monday.
A giant pattern of Sanxingdui bronze mask has appeared in a 3.34-hectare rice paddy in Jinyu Town of Guanghan City, Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Archaeologists in east China's Zhejiang Province recently identified two items of lacquerware dating back more than 8,000 years, which are the earliest ever found in China.
A naming ceremony for fossils of a new giant rhino species, Paraceratherium linxiaense of 26,500,000 years ago, was held in Hezheng County.
Zhou Aile, from Gabon, has been living in China for 13 years since coming to the country to study in 2008.
The Shanghai Astronomy Museum, the world's largest planetarium in terms of building scale, began trial operation on Monday.