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Bastian Baker: Voice of friendship between China and Switzerland
Armed with a guitar and pop-folk tracks, Swiss pop singer and songwriter Bastian Baker has wrapped up his latest China tour in four cities.
Chinese Cultural event helps Ukrainian elderly cope with loneliness
"I love this very much! My soul is singing," Lucia Pavlovna, the 87-year-old lady, is singing a Ukrainian folk song in a nursing home on the outskirts of Kiev.
Chinese musicians striking a new note at Grammy
Two-time Grammy voting member Chen Zhen feels a strong sense of mission -- to bring Chinese music to the world stage.
SOAS teacher seeks to make calligraphy easy
While calligraphy is often hard even for average Chinese people to appreciate, Zhao has taken up the challenge of making the age-old writing style an "international language."
Kunqu opera reenacts an imperial saga
As one of the oldest traditional Chinese operas, Kunqu, which is about 600 years old, combines singing, dancing, martial arts and reciting lyrics.
Arthouse film portrays struggle of 'left-behind' children
When Li Junlin read the news that the number of China's "left-behind" children was estimated to have surpassed 60 million, the filmmaker recalled his early years as one of them.
Discovering Chinese culture in a tea cup
Inspired by a can of tea given to him by one of his Chinese friends in 2004, Hugh Henry began to enjoy the unique flavor and culture of Chinese tea.
The dazzling Jun porcelain
There is a folk saying in China, "piles of gold aren't worth a single piece of Jun porcelain," which fully explains the value of Jun porcelain that has been fervently sought by Chinese collectors generation after generation.
Longquan swords
Compared to sabers, rapiers or cutlasses that are more commonly seen in the West, Chinese swords are distinct in their look, and more importantly, rich connotation of culture.
Nagtsang: Thirty years at Tibetan Buddhism College
​The very first class of students at the High-level Tibetan Buddhism College of China held their graduation ceremony one June morning in 1988, at Beijing's Western Yellow Temple.
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