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Beijing International Art Biennale showcases works on Silk Road

Beijing International Art Biennale showcases works on Silk Road

The Beijing International Art Biennale, one of the country’s biggest art exhibitions, has opened at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing with the Silk Road taking center stage.

Giving modern art a push

Giving modern art a push

The ongoing Beijing International Art Biennale features paintings, sculptures and installations from more than 100 countries.

Expo shows off cultural, hi-tech treasures

Expo shows off cultural, hi-tech treasures

Traditional handicrafts, a lamp from a 3D printer, holographs and royal court garments were among the items on display during the 11th Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, highlighting cultural products and creative design from China and abroad.

Preservation of old buildings urged for culture and history

Preservation of old buildings urged for culture and history

The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development has issued a notice urging local authorities to make extra efforts to protect historic buildings and refrain from “rebuilding” destroyed relics.

Palace Museum limits those viewing famous painting

Palace Museum limits those viewing famous painting

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, has set a quota for the number of visitors to its ongoing popular exhibition of landscape paintings to avoid long queues.

Jordan approves establishment of Chinese cultural centre

Jordan approves establishment of Chinese cultural centre

The Council of Ministers in Jordan on Sunday approved an agreement to establish a Chinese cultural centre in the Kingdom, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

Extra lunar month gives mooncake sales a boost

Extra lunar month gives mooncake sales a boost

The mooncake industry-traditionally dominated by gift buyers-has experienced a 20 percent sales decline nationally each year since 2013, when the central government introduced an anti-corruption measure.

Chicago students, parents celebrate Chinese Cultural Festival

Chicago students, parents celebrate Chinese Cultural Festival

Hundreds of students from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and their parents gathered at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago Saturday to have a taste of traditional Chinese culture at the annual Chinese Cultural Festival.

British Chinese collector to bring Chinese export porcelain back home

British Chinese collector to bring Chinese export porcelain back home

A British Chinese collector said Friday that he will bring more than 100 pieces of Chinese export porcelain he collected over the past three decades back to China for a touring exhibition, and part of the collection will be donated to a Chinese museum.

Chinese Embassy to host China Culture Week in Ethiopia

Chinese Embassy to host China Culture Week in Ethiopia

The Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia has announced that it would mark China Culture Week with different assortments in the East African country.

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Study of a Bear's Head' debuts in China

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Study of a Bear's Head' debuts in China

Two art exhibitions will be held in Shanghai over the next few days, showcasing the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci.

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