Lipstick, powder case show China's ancient filigree skills
The lipstick tube and powder compact case were made from filigree and inlay techniques by 59-year-old Yuan Changjun, who has dedicated himself to this ancient craft for over 30 years.
March 17, 2023
China's cultural "gene bank" stuns the public
The other three branches of the institute are located in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Xi'an in northwest China's Shaanxi Province and Guangzhou.
February 24, 2023
Chinese love story: Legend of the White Snake
The Valentine's Day again sheds a spotlight on this ancient legend.
February 15, 2023
Lantern craftsman upholds 2,000-year-old tradition in Hangzhou
An 80-year-old man in China's Hangzhou is dedicated to preserving and carrying forward the Xixing lantern-making skills, a 2,000-year-old craft now protected as an intangible cultural heritage.
February 6, 2023
Chinese intangible cultural heritages shine brightly as protection and inheritance strengthened
China now has 43 items on the intangible cultural heritage list, continuing to be the most enlisted country in the world.
December 28, 2022
Red rice wine drinking season begins in Tonglu
The fifth Red Rice Wine Festival was unveiled in Eshan She ethnic town in Tonglu county, Hangzhou on Nov 19.
December 13, 2022
Xiaoshan performers combine soccer with folk dancing
The dance show Cuju by the Xiaoshan Cultural Center recently won a gold award at a municipal fold dance exhibition in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province.
October 19, 2022
Yuhang has six new intangible cultural heritage items
Hangzhou recently announced the seventh batch of local intangible cultural heritage representative projects.
September 30, 2022