Chinese animation studio launches movie featuring Tang Dynasty poets
This photo taken on Jan. 23, 2023 shows people at a cinema in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Li Yibo)BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Light Chaser Animation, a prominent Chinese animation studio that gained acclaim for the 2019 animated fantasy film "White Snake," ha...
Ink Painting of Bamboo by Palace Attendant Shi on the Temple Wall
Ink Painting of Bamboo by Palace Attendant Shi on the Temple Wallby Guo XiangzhengNeither red nor green hues does he rely on,With ink alone he completes a wonder, outdoing natureStrokes go soft or hard, as he sees fit,To style lush blooms and solid spirit.Guo Xiangzheng (1035-1113), a Romantic poet...
Museum exhibition tells story of ancient books
Collected Works of Wang Anshi at the exhibition. CHINA DAILYAncient books from the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties are now on show at a new exhibition at the Shanghai Museum and about half of the exhibits are listed as "treasured ancient books "in China.Pages Through the Age...
Bamboo by the Window
Bamboo by the Windowby Wang AnshiBamboo and a clutch of amaranth by the windowRiver outside the door, and mountains athwart.I alone recall the trail all along the wallFrom the sandal prints left on the moss of old.Statesman and literary stylist, Wang Anshi (1021-1086) earned repute for spearheading...
Drunken Bambooby Yan ShuLush they grow by the River Wei,Neat and fresh in an unreal way.Not for taming they must be.Why else plant on Drunken Bamboo Day?Chinese in the old days planted bamboo on the 13th day of the 5th moon, known as Druken Bamboo Day, believing that bamboo fell into a dormant state...
Passengers read while riding rails in train library
Passengers and attendants pose in the library carriage of the No 5609 slow train during a journey on April 13. XINHUACHONGQING — During a recent trip on the No 5609 slow train from downtown Chongqing to Xiushan county, Xing Jie, a 50-year-old construction worker, was able to enjoy reading a collect...
Garden performance presents the charm of poetry and joy of traveling
Actor Andy Chen and dancer Tang Shiyi. [Photo provided to China Daily]To joyfully embrace the blooming summer, Bulgari Hotel Beijing presented the garden poetry ensembleA Poem to Traveling, in partnership with The Poem for You, an international arts and cultural exchange platform, on Tuesday.T...
Mottled Bambooby Yuan ZhenMottled bamboo glides past my boat along the Xiangshui and Yuanshui,Evoking my yearning for home, a thousand miles away.-- The pole from the temple to the consorts of Lord ShunComes with the ladies' tearstains on it all the way, through wind and rain.The poet Yuan Zhen...