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  • Children Drum revival in Beijing

    2013-08-29 16:47

    The “Children Drum Association”, located in Longquanwu village, Mentougou District, was reunited in 1932. The association has been passed down generation by generation. Now it’s the eleventh.

  • A rare glimps of Beijing: 60 years ago

    2013-08-25 14:33

    Rarely-seen sand-table model of Beijing city from more than 60 years ago is under repair as part of the local archive authority’s efforts to preserve and protect old Beijing culture from July to September 2013.

  • Ancient paper-making techniques still alive in Gui Zhou

    2013-08-07 14:21

    What would the world be like if paper weren’t invented?

  • Historic Chinese Literature in Reality

    2013-07-17 15:09

    The 36-episode TV series based on the book "A Dream of the Red Mansion" was filmed in two months on a lot in China's Hebei province.

  • China's royal Gaocheng lanterns

    2013-07-09 13:16

    Legend has it that when one emperor passed through the city of Gaocheng, he was so impressed with the lanterns hanging there that he brought them to decorate his palace. That's why the lanterns of Gaocheng are called palace lanterns.

  • Traditional art form takes on modern value

    2013-05-22 10:52

    Dustpan painting is a style that expresses an exaggerated or distorted version of life with a hint of local flavor.

  • Asian art draws Chinese buyers in NY

    2013-03-26 05:11

    The beauty of ancient Chinese art and artifacts never gets old. That was evident when a show of items ranging from Buddhist statuettes to secular snuff bottles drew Chinese buyers during Asia Week in New York, March 15-23.

  • The people of Jiuzhaigou

    2013-03-20 10:20

    You Zhong Ding Da was born in Jianpan village, one of just a handful of small Tibetan communities within the Jiuzhaigou National park. He has grown up seeing his home valley in northern Sichuan province change into one of the China’s most popular tourist destinations.

  • Alive with color

    2013-02-16 09:10

    It's easy to find colorful painting on the beams, pillars, lintels and ceilings of ancient Chinese architecture, especially in imperial palaces. The life of Wang Zhongjie, a 79-year-old Beijing native, is intertwined with these rich strokes of gold, blue and red.

  • Fair celebrates Mongolian tradition

    2013-01-31 10:24

    The 2012 Inner Mongolia Winter Nadam Fair took place in Chen Barag Banner, Hulunbuir League. In North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, temperatures reached -38 C (-36.4 F). During the event, participants raced horses and wrestled in traditional Mongolian style.

  • Ancient wisdom of feng shui

    2013-01-09 17:31

    Widely practiced in China for thousands of years, feng shui has contained some old wisdom and it should be researched and protected as a heritage of traditional culture and folklore.

  • Preserving Naxi Culture

    2013-01-08 14:51

    In 1998, He Limin started teaching people in his village about Dongba culture in his courtyard home.

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