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  • Porcelain maker revives lost art from Song Dynasty

    Porcelain maker revives lost art from Song Dynasty

    Hangzhou-born porcelain maker Li Yuening (1960-2019) was known for his successful replication of triple glazed porcelain products used in the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).

    January 8, 2021

  • Wei Lizhong and woodblock printing

    Wei Lizhong and woodblock printing

    Wei Lizhong is a folk craftsman who has been devoted to woodblock printing in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, for three decades.

    September 30, 2020

  • Perfect fit: Man tailor-makes qipao in Hangzhou

    Perfect fit: Man tailor-makes qipao in Hangzhou

    A man running a shop selling qipao, a traditional Chinese one-piece dress, has attracted many customers in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province.

    September 15, 2020

  • Master Hong Yi

    Master Hong Yi

    In 1905 Li went to Japan to study at Tokyo School of Fine Art in Ueno Park where it specialized in Western painting and music.

    September 3, 2020

  • Yu Qian

    Yu Qian

    Yu Qian (1398-1457) was a famous politician and military straight of the Ming Dynasty.

    September 3, 2020

  • General Yue Fei

    General Yue Fei

    The Mausoleum of General Yue Fei was located in Yue Fei's temple at the south foot of Xixia Mountain of Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province.

    September 3, 2020

  • Mao Yisheng

    Mao Yisheng

    Mao Yisheng (1896-1989), a native of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, was a famous bridge expert, educator and social activist in China.

    September 3, 2020

  • Qian Xuesen

    Qian Xuesen

    Qian Xuesen, a famous scientist in modern China, is a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering.

    September 3, 2020

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