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Art and Culture


Master craftsman’s harmonious dedication brings guqin to life

From a hidden fruit store in a chaotic vegetable market in Shanghai’s Xuhui District floats the melodic sound of guqin, a traditional seven-stringed zither, blending with the sound of cutting lumber....

March 2, 2015, Monday


Weaving a world of beauty like ancients

It took five weavers at least three years to complete an imperial robe in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)....

March 2, 2015, Monday


Through the ages,Chinese fans have carried air of refinement

Shen Meigang was jailed for 18 years for offending Yan Song, a powerful, corrupt Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) politician....

March 2, 2015, Monday


All fired up to restore classic porcelain

The flask has a round rim, a fine straight neck, sloping shoulders and a phoenix head sculpture at the place of one handle....

March 2, 2015, Monday


China aims higher in films’ artistry, creativity

China’s film industry has been growing rapidly in recent years, but more doesn’t necessarily mean better....

February 27, 2015, Friday


Teaching Tibetan folk culture via kids’ theater

Longta (“wind horse” in Tibetan) with gods on its back patrols the mountains, woods, grasslands and valleys, protecting the Tibetan tribes against monsters and evils....

February 27, 2015, Friday


Trying to internationalize Chinese music

A recent typical winter morning in Beijing was the day the Grammy Awards were presented in Los Angeles, and across the Pacific Ocean, many Chinese were constantly refreshing Internet pages for updates...

February 27, 2015, Friday


A shining ‘star’ built with class in Spanish style

Estrella means “star” in Spanish, which seems an apt name for the Estrella Apartment Building designed by Laszlo Hudec in 1927....

February 13, 2015, Friday


Artistic takes on Year of the Sheep

To celebrate the forthcoming Year of the Sheep, the Shanghai Mass Art Center is staging an exhibition of Spring Festival customs, food culture and folk arts....

February 13, 2015, Friday


Customized approach to Spring Festival traditions

Chinese Lunar New Year has been celebrated for more than 4,000 years since Emperor Shun is said to have ascended the throne on New Year’s Day and paid homage to Heaven and Earth....

February 13, 2015, Friday




 

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