Village finds pride and development in tea
A village in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province is tapping into its tea-growing tradition and Buddhist cultural heritage as it seeks to become a tourist destination.
June 8, 2023
Song Dynasty-style wedding starts new trends in Yiwu
A collective wedding ceremony for 10 Chinese and foreign couples, showcasing the charm of Song Dynasty culture, was held in Yiwu on May 20.
May 26, 2023
Paper-cutter celebrates upcoming Asian Games
One example is a piece called Welcome to the Asian Games. Su spent more than a month creating it.
May 17, 2023
Pole position for culture
Tu Songgen recently took his audience's breath away at a historical folk celebration event in his hometown of Zhouquan in Tongxiang, a county-level city of Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang province.
May 4, 2023
A philosophical approach
Eventually, he completed The Classic of Tea, the first compendium of the drink in China, outlining the knowledge he garnered, from the explanation of tea, its tools and vessels, to its production, brewing and customs.
April 25, 2023
Longquan celadon piece set to shine at Hangzhou Asian Games
A special porcelain piece tailor-made for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 – using ancient handicraft techniques for Longquan celadon ceramics and filigree inlay art – was unveiled on April 15 at the Longquan Celadon Museum in Lishui city, in East China's Zhejiang province.
April 19, 2023
Living Heritage: Tea
China is known as the home of tea. Since ancient times, tea has penetrated Chinese culture, leaving its aroma in poetry, etiquette and customs. Many tea lovers enjoy tea not just for its flavor, but also for the beauty of tea ceremonies.
April 4, 2023
Folk artist brings fresh look to Asian Games
Lu Liqing, a folk artist in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, has recently produced artistic works combining sugar paintings and paper-cutting with the elements of the upcoming Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
March 22, 2023