A kite championship has drawn over 70 Chinese team and 34 teams from 29 other countries and regions. They will compete for the qualifications for this year’s Weifang International Kite Festival to be held in East China’s Shandong Province in late April.
Emerging Chinese artists will be invited to take part in an art event being held in the industrial city of Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States in 2018, the organizers said during their visit to Beijing on Saturday.
The word Dammam means cavalries in Tibetan. It is said when central government of Qing Dynasty dispatched army to fight against Gurkha invaders from Nepal, hundreds of Gurkha cavalries were missing after the war and they stayed in the border area. As time moves on, they lived with local people on the China-Nepal border. It is said that Damman people are those cavalries’ descendants.
In his latest 3-D animation work, Chinese artist Qiu Anxiong shows a man in a black suit and an octopus-shaped mask fall through a city of skyscrapers.
This February saw the first ever Asian Sky Running Championship race come to Hong Kong. The competition is one of the most physically demanding a runner can put their body through.
Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has entered the worship season. Buddhists from across Tibet come to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple for worship.
The first Hello Kitty theme park outside Japan officially opened on Thursday, the first day of the year in the Anji county, Huzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province.