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  • National Village Spring Festival Gala opens

    National Village Spring Festival Gala opens

    The 2023 National Village Spring Festival Gala Alliance Conference was held in Heyang village in Jinyun county – administered by Lishui city in East China's Zhejiang province – on Jan 13.

    January 16, 2023

  • Two places in Jiaxing recognized as homes of opera in Zhejiang

    Two places in Jiaxing recognized as homes of opera in Zhejiang

    ​Luze village and Xitang town in Jiaxing were recently selected as homes of opera in Zhejiang province at the village and township level.

    January 12, 2023

  • 9 things about Winter Solstice

    9 things about Winter Solstice

    The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Winter Solstice (Chinese: 冬至), the 22nd solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 22 and ends on Jan 5.

    December 22, 2022

  • Archaeological ruins tell more stories of the past

    Archaeological ruins tell more stories of the past

    In the months since the archaeological ruins of Shuomen ancient port in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province were unearthed, the site has offered the public a look into its history.

    December 6, 2022

  • ​Su Dongpo's remembrance of the Lantern Festival in Hangzhou

    ​Su Dongpo's remembrance of the Lantern Festival in Hangzhou

    In September 1074, Su Dongpo (1037-1101), who was serving as the controller-general (Tongpan or assistant prefect) of Hangzhou, received an edict from the imperial court that appointed him as the prefect of Mizhou.

    December 9, 2022

  • ​The Magnificence of Hangzhou's Song Dynasty Grottoes

    ​The Magnificence of Hangzhou's Song Dynasty Grottoes

    While not as famous as those four, Hangzhou is also a major site when it comes to ancient caves through which we can get a glimpse of the stunning skills of ancient craftsmen, and the daily lives of the people in ancient China.

    December 6, 2022

  • The poet Wang Anshi and the city of Hangzhou

    The poet Wang Anshi and the city of Hangzhou

    Wang Anshi (1021-1086), alternatively known by his courtesy name Jiefu and style name Banshan, was an important politician, writer, calligrapher and thinker of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127).

    December 2, 2022

  • Grand Canal witnesses 2,500 years of Chinese history

    Grand Canal witnesses 2,500 years of Chinese history

    The Grand Canal of China, consisting of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Sui-Tang Grand Canal and Eastern Zhejiang Canal, was a great project completed in ancient China.

    December 6, 2022

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