The youngest of a family of ten brothers and sisters, Jorge Marin inherited his passion for the fine arts from his father, a well-known architect
Xiaozhou holds on to some sense of its tradition, though that history is now coupled up with an arty trendiness.
The hustle and bustle of Guangzhou is a rush; so when visitors need a breather, the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees is a popular respite.
Guangzhou is not known as one of China's hipper cities.
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.