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  • Jinzhu elder preserves history with newspaper clippings

    Jinzhu elder preserves history with newspaper clippings

    Li Gensong, 89, started cutting newspapers in 1998. Over the past 25 years, he has produced more than 800 copies of newspaper clippings.

    January 15, 2024

  • Top French director wants to see more Chinese films

    Top French director wants to see more Chinese films

    Luc Besson, one of the most commercially successful French directors, said he was keen to see more stories about Chinese history, culture and mythology made into films by Chinese directors in the future.

    December 19, 2023

  • Couple give their partnership a glaze

    Couple give their partnership a glaze

    Besides ceramics, they have also infused their interest in traditional culture, including patterns found on bronze and silver ware, into their creation.

    November 7, 2023

  • Strokes of genius

    Strokes of genius

    Few others can boast the centuries of cultural influence of Wang Xizhi, whose work, thanks to the medium of rubbing, has obsessed emperors and laymen alike for nearly two millenniums, Zhao Xu reports.

    November 2, 2023

  • Conference on Wang Yangming Mind Philosophy held in Shaoxing

    Conference on Wang Yangming Mind Philosophy held in Shaoxing

    The 2023 Conference on Wang Yangming Mind Philosophy is held in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province from Oct 30 to Nov 1.

    November 2, 2023

  • Home is where the art is

    Home is where the art is

    Over eight decades ago, the artistic odyssey of Zao Wou-Ki, the internationally acclaimed Chinese-French painter, began in the enchanting city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, where his creativity took root and blossomed.

    October 27, 2023

  • Firing up the next generation

    Firing up the next generation

    The traditional firing techniques of Longquan celadon pottery, which dates back further than 1,600 years, was included on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity List in 2009.

    August 29, 2023

  • Celadon pottery master salutes Asian Games

    Celadon pottery master salutes Asian Games

    Yue kiln master Shi Zhen has created a celadon jar — a green glazed pottery work called the Beach Volleyball Sea Pattern Jar — to express her best wishes for the upcoming Asian Games, bring old skills back to modern life and have more people appreciate its charm.

    August 28, 2023

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