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Intl festival displays culture from around the world

An ancient city with a history of about 2,300 years, Chengdu takes pride in its myriad historical and cultural legacies.

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China answers call for relics ‘safe havens’

China’s national body overseeing protection of historical heritage has vowed to respond to the call for establishing “safe havens” for cultural properties from regions in conflict.

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Chinese calligraphy in touch-screen age

Debate rages over how much of traditional brushstroke writing will be inherited by a younger generation that uses technology to write.

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Magic circles in the mountains

Tulou complexes in Fujian province are rare treasures that attract international attention. He Na and Sun Li tell the story of the centuryold buildings. There’s a story that’s very popular among tulou residents in Longyan city, Fujian province. It goes like this: satellite images of the Fujian tulou clusters once made foreign countries very nervous […]

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Protection for unique culture and heritage

Notable achievements have been made in recent years to protect the ethnic culture –traditions, customs and artworks — in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region, according to the city government. The effort follows the central government’s call to preserve the cultural heritage, which is said to be both a witness to history and the […]

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Bronze sculptures continue to shine

On a cold day in February, master Tibetan bronze sculptor Migmar Losang and 26 apprentices were busy working on a 5.7-meter-high statue. “It’s of Je Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism,” said Migmar Losang, who operates a bronze workshop with his brother Thubten Tsering. “We will spend 45 days to complete the […]

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