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Hidden Tibetan Buddhism in the Palace Museum

The Palace Museum (Forbidden City), an imperial palace of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, is considered the pinnacle of Chinese palace architecture.


11th Shanghai Biennale: Never Stop Thinking

On November 11, 2016, the 11th Shanghai Biennale kicked off at Shanghai-based art museum Power Station of Art (PSA)...


Book of Time: Yu Shicun on the 24 Solar Terms

On November 30, 2016, China’s 24 Solar Terms, a knowledge system to measure time developed by Chinese ancestors upon observations of solar movement, was included on the 2016 Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity...


The Only Child

Acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal as a best book of 2015 and the New York Times as one of the Best Illustrated Books of 2015...


Think Twice: It’s All Right

On October 13, 2016, the Swedish Academy awarded Bob Dylan, an American songwriter, singer, artist, and writer, the Nobel Prize in Literature for his poetic expression in the strong tradition of American music.


Literature 2.0

In March 2016, 34-year-old online writer Zhang Wei, who goes by the penname Tangjia Sanshao, became the first Chinese author to earn more than 100 million yuan...


Paving Memory Lane

On September 28, 2016, a 1,600-year-old statue traveled thousands of miles to the exhibition hall of the Meridian Gate of the Palace Museum in Beijing to...


“Preserving Tradition Wherever Possible”

In 1999 when I first visited Yi-xian County, I was inspired to buy an old residence there to raise domestic animals and retire.


Rebranding the Past

Pingshan is a small but extraordinary village in eastern China’s Anhui Province.


Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou

The exhibition “Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou” is scheduled to be staged at Shanghai Exhibition Center from October 11, 2016 to January 15, 2017.


Forbidden City: Where History Lives On

The glory yesteryear remains attractive today. The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, which served as the imperial palace of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties...


Another World: Memories of China 1961-1962

Cecilia Lindqvist, a well-known Swedish writer, recounts her unforgettable trip to China to study between 1961 and 1962.


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