Priceless Culture

2017-10-06 14:55 GMT+8

When British people were marking the 400th anniversary of the death of their iconic wordsmith William Shakespeare in 2016, their Chinese counterparts were paying tribute to an equally brilliant dramatist, Tang Xianzu, who passed away in the same year in 1616.

2017-08-31 10:12 GMT+8

Hailed as a “living fossil” of ancient Chinese music, Fujian Nanyin is the best preserved musical art form in China, and has survived for more than a thousand years.

2017-09-03 10:41 GMT+8

The Urtiin duu, also known as the long song, is one of the most important forms of Mongolian music.

2017-09-14 08:28 GMT+8

Following the eye-catching show at the New York Fashion Week this September, the Oriental style Qinhuai brocade brought the elite of US fashion as well as a several celebrities together for a magnificent visual feast.

2017-09-30 17:12 GMT+8

Chinese shadow puppetry, or shadow play, is probably one of the most ancient arts using light and shadow, thousands of years before its much more popular successor, the film.

2017-10-12 12:54 GMT+8

The charm of Xinjiang Uygur people’s dances and melodies are always too distinctive for outsiders to ignore. Uygur Muqam is definitely the musical showpiece testifying to the romantic identity of the ethnic minority people who mainly inhabit in China's northwestern region. 

2017-10-27 19:01 GMT+8

Hua’er, literally means the flowers, is a unique form of Shan’ge, or “mountain songs” from Southern Gansu. It is a Chinese folk song genre shared among people of nine different ethnic groups including Hui, Han, Dongxiang, Bao’an, Tu, and Tibet in Gansu and Qinghai Provinces of northwest China and throughout north-central China.

2017-11-09 22:59 GMT+8

The capabilities of a human body are sometimes beyond a brain’s imagination.

2017-11-23 22:50 GMT+8

With rich Tibetan ancient folk tales, poems and proverbs, the Epic of King Gesar is considered a window to the ethnic Tibetan culture.

2017-12-04 14:23 GMT+8