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Learn to Make a Kite

Ha Yiyu, a craftsman in Beijing, teaches Anna Leweis (L) and Yoni Tressman (C) how to make a kite at the opening ceremony of a contest for foreigners to learn how to produce Chinese handicrafts. It was held Thursday in the Wangfujing Arts and Crafts complex in Beijing and more than 70 foreigners participated in the event.

Hong Kong's Culture Roots in China
Hong Kong did not have a clear position and long-term strategies and policies for its cultural development before its return to China in 1997, Zhang Xingang, chairman of Hong Kong Culture and Heritage Commission, told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
Building Adds Color to History
On the Wusi Daijie (May 4th Avenue) to the northeast of the Palace Museum in Beijing, an old four-story building of red bricks can be seen among expensive new office buildings. Despite its plain appearance, Chinese history is abundant in this building.
Root Carving Expo to Be Held in Northeast China
China's largest root carving art exhibition will be held from July 2 to 12 in Jilin city of northeast China's Jilin Province, sources with the China International Exhibition Agency said in Beijing Monday.
China's Palace Museum Inaugurates Underground Warehouse
The Palace Museum in the Chinese capital of Beijing has moved about 600,000 artifacts into a vast underground warehouse over the past three years, according to sources with the museum Monday.
Top Magician Whirls into China
The amazing David Copperfield, the American magician known as the "giant of magic" (New York Times), will return to China to perform a tour of four cities.
Advertisement Under Ancient Buddha Criticized
The local government's plan to erect the world's biggest advertisement on the riverbank at the foot of the world's highest Leshan Buddha Statue has drawn sharp criticism in the region, local newspaper reported Thursday.
China's First TV Set With Mongolian Instruction Produced
China's home appliances giant Haier has announced that the nation's first TV sets with Mongolian instructions will soon hit the market in Inner Mongolia.
11th Panchen Lama Versed in Buddhism
Erdeni Losang Qamba Lhunzhub Qoigyijabu, the 11th Panchen Lama, has been well versed in the Tibetan Buddhist scriptures after nearly seven years of hard work.
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