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  • Bringing to life a millennium-old craft

    Bringing to life a millennium-old craft

    Dough modeling is a traditional Chinese handicraft that dates back thousands of years.

    July 12, 2022

  • Retired teacher's works show inspiration of art

    Retired teacher's works show inspiration of art

    Self-taught painter Ma Ding'an makes a statement through her works that it is never too late to learn to paint, as long as one is determined to invest time, commitment and energy.

    July 4, 2022

  • Adding digital charm to traditional Chinese opera

    Adding digital charm to traditional Chinese opera

    A series of digital assets featuring classical scenarios from six Chinese operas were recently launched as joint productions by CICG Center for Asia and Pacific, under China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration, and the China Theater Association.

    May 31, 2022

  • Exhibition in Hangzhou sends new messages of art

    Exhibition in Hangzhou sends new messages of art

    Artist Shao Jie's project, Alley, Ghost and Eighty Cents, draws on his childhood memories to reflect on the link between the past and the present, the meanings of texts and the logic lying behind.

    May 20, 2022

  • Hangzhou craftsmen create stone carvings for Asian Games

    Hangzhou craftsmen create stone carvings for Asian Games

    In Lin'an of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, a local craftsman, Qian Gaochao, and his son, Qian Youjie, spent nine months making a series of Asian Games-themed bloodstone carvings, featuring the taekwondo and wrestling competitions, which will be held during the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 in Lin'an.

    May 16, 2022

  • Tea master serves up fine frothy art

    Tea master serves up fine frothy art

    Zhang Hongyan has managed to perfect the tea-making technique of dian cha, which used to be a ritual during the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

    May 10, 2022

  • Cocoon of creativity

    Cocoon of creativity

    Chen Jianqing's workshop is full of silkworm cocoons. Hanging ornaments of various shapes and sizes featuring Peking Opera facial makeup, cartoons, Chinese zodiac animals and totems also take up space there.

    April 7, 2022

  • Song in a cup

    Song in a cup

    A graphic designer seeks to revive an old tea-drinking ritual, Yang Feiyue reports.

    March 22, 2022

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