Category Archives: culture

Along the river during the Qingming festival

amazing animation using one of the most famous Chinese paintings– Qing Ming Shang He Tu

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China Lists Do’s and Don’ts for Olympics-Bound Foreigners

The Beijing Organizing Committee has pulled together some eclectic advice for foreigners wishing to attend Olympic events.

  • Do not bring any printed materials critical of China.
  • Do not plan on holding any rallies or demonstrations in China.
  • Do not think that you are guaranteed an entry visa even if you hold tickets to an Olympic event.

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Ministry: Quake causes severe damage to cultural heritage items

2008-06-14 20:51:54 China

In the provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu and Chongqing Municipality, 14 national-level intangible cultural heritage items were damaged, 15,009 precious items destroyed, and 27 museums and 17 folklore villages sustained severe damage, according to statistics released by the ministry. Read more

Quake-hit areas celebrate Dragon Boat Festival

Villagers of Yuzixi village receive free “Zongzi”, a traditonal food for the Dragon Boat Festival, in Yingxiu Town, Wenchuan County, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, June 8, 2008.

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