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  • Calligraphy & Painting

    Beihai Park[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]The mountain-and-water genre of Chinese painting enjoys a long history of which painters in the past created half-realistic, half-imagined natural scene···

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  • Other Genres

    [Photo by MA XUEJING/CHINA DAILY]Possible indicator of things to come as science fiction award won by nonhumanAll-powerful robots and artificial intelligence have long been the subjects of science fic···

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  • Architecture & Garden

    Liuhe Pagoda in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.[Photo by Jia Fei/For China Daily]Telling the stories of ancient structures is a passionate undertaking for enthusiast, Yang Yang reports.More than a decade···

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  • 24 Solar Terms

    The Autumn Equinox arrives between September 22 and 24. At Autumn Equinox, the Sun shines directly on the equator, and, as a result, daytime is as long as nighttime. By the time this solar term arrive···

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  • Myths & Legends

    Mythical creatures described in Shan Hai Jing (Classic of Mountains and Seas), an ancient work of Chinese literature, are recreated at the Yuyuan Garden Lantern Show in Paris.[Photo provided to China ···

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  • Confucianism

    TodaywelookatanotherbookConfuciusworkedon,whichI'msureisnotnewtomanyofyouasabookofdivination:TheBookofChangesInancienttime

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  • Opera & Drama

    Teahouse, one of the Beijing People's Art Theater best-known plays, is being staged at Capital Theater in Beijing from Feb 22 to March 3.[Photo provided to China Daily]On Dec 2, 1956, novelist and···

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Innovation

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  • China trains high-quality farmers for rural revitalization

    High-quality farmers play a crucial role in driving comprehensive rural revitalization. In 2022, China trained 753,900 high-quality farmers, according to a report.New farmers possess cultural knowledge, technical expertise and management skills, making them a dynamic force in driving rural developme...

  • Shenzhou-17 crew completes first spacewalk

    This screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Dec. 21, 2023 shows Shenzhou-17 astronaut Tang Shengjie performing extravehicular activities. (Photo by Han Qiyang/Xinhua)BEIJING, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Shenzhou-17 crew members on board China's orbiting space station completed...

  • World 5G Convention kicks off in Zhengzhou, C China's Henan

    A visitor takes photo at the World 5G Convention in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Dec. 6, 2023. The World 5G Convention kicked off here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Hao Yuan)People visit the World 5G Convention in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Dec. 6, 2023. The World 5G Co...

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  • Pop Music

    A concert broadcast on BRTV on New Year's Eve was widely praised for both its variety and entertainment value.Under the theme of "embarking on a new journey", this event brought together a constellation of exceptional singers spanning different eras. Through a kaleidoscope of musical g

  • Film & TV

    A moviegoer collects tickets from an automatic vending machine at a theater in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, February 16, 2024.[Photo/CGTN]During the Spring Festival holiday, watching movies is an increasingly popular activity for families and friends in China to celebrate their

  • ACG

    Shan Hai Jing(The Classic of Mountains and Seas), a collection of Chinese mythology, inspires the creation of several characters inHeroes of the Golden Mask, including a formidable tiger with white fur and a pair of wings.[Photo provided to China Daily]A new cartoon flick imagines

  • Exhibition

    Some of the Shang civilization artifacts that will be on display at the new Yinxu Museum in Anyang, Henan province. The museum will open to public on Monday. [Photo provided to China Daily]A new museum will soon open in Anyang, Henan province, to display the brilliance of the 3,000-year-old Shang ci

  • Music & Dance

    Conductor Liu Sha[Photo provided to China Daily]The China National Traditional Orchestra embarked on a German tour from Feb 6 to 14, performing in Hamburg, Berlin, Dusseldorf and Dresden.Conductors Liu Sha and Li Xincao took the audience on an exciting journey experiencing traditional Chinese

  • Architecture & Garden

    Liuhe Pagoda in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.[Photo by Jia Fei/For China Daily]Telling the stories of ancient structures is a passionate undertaking for enthusiast, Yang Yang reports.More than a decade ago, ancient pagoda enthusiast Wu Kai was looking for a book that systematically and comprehe

  • Poetry

    读老子言者不如知者默此语吾闻于老君若道老君是知者缘何自著五千文dú lǎo ziyán zhě bù zhī zhī zhě mòcǐ yǔ wú wén yú lǎo jūnruò dào lǎo jūn shì zhī zhěyuán hé zì ruò wǔ qiān wénSpeak person not know know person sile···

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Food

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  • Indulge in Cantonese delicacies in an elegant setting

    Courtesy of Yi Long / Ti GongThe interior is tastefully decorated, with a melancholy ambience and attentive details.Yi Long is a modern Cantonese restaurant that combines regional cuisine with a well-curated wine list.The space is wonderfully designed, with a moody ambience and thoughtful touches. I...

    2023-12-21

  • Enriched potatoes put success on a plate

    LANZHOU — After nearly 20 years of working away from home, Cao Wenhao returned to his hometown in Northwest China's Gansu province to cultivate potatoes.During the peak of summer, life flourishes in Taiping village, Lujiagou town of Dingxi city. Cao's contracted land is on the mountainside,...

    2023-12-14

  • Top chef opens Macao restaurant in tune with the seasons

    Chef Tam's Seasons.[Photo provided to China Daily]Renowned Cantonese cuisine chef Tam Kwok Fung opened his conceptual restaurant at Wynn Palace in Macao this month.Chef Tam's Seasons artfully marries the traditional Chinese cultural gem of the 24 solar terms with the exquisite world of...

    2023-12-07

  • Diaohongyun 2020 vintage gets Beijing launch

    Diaohongyun 2020 vintage.[Photo provided to China Daily]On Wednesday, Michelin-starred restaurant, Lu Shang Lu, hosted the launch of the Diaohongyun 2020 vintage, a limited edition red wine from Diaoyutai, in the heart of Beijing.The wine is made from grapes harvested at the Yuanshi Vineyard,...

    2023-11-30

  • South African food flavors sizzle in Beijing

    A plate of boerewors sausage, chakalaka gravy and potato mash[Photo/CGTN]A steaming plate of South African boerewors with a side of chakalaka gravy is served at this quaint restaurant in a northeastern corner of Beijing, while a playlist of kwaito, Afrikaans treffers (hit songs) and house musi...

    2023-11-24

  • Making dough: Unlikely Harlem bagel shop thinks big

    Andrew Martinez was not born into a New York bagel empire and didn't start baking the Big Apple's quintessential ring of doughy goodness until he was in his 40s.Andrew Martinez, owner of Bo's Bagels, points to fresh bagels during an interview at his store on July 12, 2023 in New York Cit...

    2023-11-15

  • People experience Chengdu-style life in Heming tea house

    A woman enjoys ear cleaning at Heming tea house in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 7, 2023. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)Heming tea house, first built in 1923, has a history of 100 years and is one of the oldest tea houses in Chengdu of southwest China's Sichuan Province.For...

    2023-11-08

  • A treat for the eyes is on the menu

    In the middle of summer, intense warmth and vibrant energy come along. With great passion and craftsmanship, Qu Lang Yuan restaurant in Beijing provides a cool shelter for thirsty palate with a brand new summer menu.Chef Li Zhanxu's inspiration is based on the flourishing of all things, the esse...

    2023-10-30

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Fantastic China focuses on the international communication of Chinese culture. Founded in 2021, it integrates the English website Heychinaculture.com and overseas social media matrix.

Currently, it is running accounts on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Kwai, Snack Video, etc. Here, you will be amazed by little-known historical anecdotes, unique skills of traditional craftsmen, impressive landscapes of China, Chinese delicacies and snacks, as well as original documentaries that will take you through thousands of years of Chinese cultural relics.