- War Stories Beneath the Paint
Three Friends in Cold Winter, a painting by Cheng Shifa is on display at a special exhibition to mark the 60th anniversary of China's victory in the War against Japanese Aggression (1937-45).
- Heaven and Earth Sculpture Exhibition
Heaven and Earth Sculpture Exhibition, aiming to display contemporary Chinese sculpture achievements, opened at the Millennium Monument in Beijing on July 30th.
- Modern Art with a Traditional Twist
An eight-meter-long line of human figures made from plastic and x-rays lit by iridescent lamps is hard to take your eyes off. But that's the point.
- Cartoon Evolution on Show at Exhibition
A retrospective exhibition of Chinese cartoons produced in the past 30 years opens at the National Art Museum of China today. On display is a selection of 168 cartoons by established masters including Hua Junwu, Zhang Ding and Ding Cong, as well as those by many promising young and middle-aged artists.
- Artistic Finale to Sino-French Cultural Exchange Programme
"Like a bright rainbow, the French art series puts a perfect final touch on the 2003-2005 Year of China in France and Year of France in China," said Jean-Pierre Angremy, head of the organizing committee of the Year of France in China.
- Sanmao: China's Favorite Son
Three generations of Chinese children have grown up reading about the adventures of the country's most popular comic book hero. Michelle Zhang with the Shanghai Daily looks back over the life of Sanmao on the 70th anniversary of his "birth" today.
- Famous Grottoes in N. China Attract 15 Million Tourists
About 15 million tourists have visited the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old World Heritage site in northern China's Shanxi Province, over the past five decades, an expert said Tuesday.
- Ancient Chinese City to Hold International Photography Festival
An international photography festival will be held in 2,700-year-old Pingyao City in north China's Shanxi Province from Sept. 16 to 22, the local government announced Thursday.
- Museums Featuring Ethnic Minorities to Be Set Up in S. China
Three museums featuring the culture of ethnic minorities are scheduled to be set up in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in an effort to preserve their unique folk customs.
- Greek Cultural Cosmos Coming to China
Athens, whose age-old ideals, stories and icons still echo throughout Western civilization today, is carrying its cultural legacy to Beijing, the ancient capital of the East.
- Traditional Artwork Under the Hammer
Sungari, one of China's largest art auctioneers, has collected more than 1,500 traditional Chinese paintings and works of calligraphy for its spring auction.
- Artists Exhibit Calligraphy to Boost Sino-Japan Cultural Ties
Chinese and Japanese artists began to show their calligraphic works and seal cuttings in the style of ancient Chinese characters carved on tortoise shells or animal bones, in Beijing on Saturday in a bid to enhance cultural ties between the two neighbors.
- TV Program on Ancient Chinese Navigator to Be Shown
China will entertain its viewers both at home and abroad with an eight-episode program about Zheng He, a navigator who traveled to Southeastern Asia and Africa 600 years ago.
- 'Red art' Under the Hammer
Art lovers will have a golden opportunity to buy fine 20th-century Chinese art this weekend in Beijing.
- Inanimate Animation in China
After a decade in decline, the domestic cartoon filmmaking industry is beginning to stir as overseas productions continue to swamp the local market. Xu Wei with the Shanghai Daily reports on signs of a renaissance in Chinese animated movies.
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