Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Treasures on Show

An exhibition of important relics and contemporary art pieces of China was held in Beijing on October 21-24, displaying the country's rich culture and its boundless charm.

As the largest Chinese antique art fair, the Second Beijing China Art International Fair (BCAIF) offered a good opportunity for people to enjoy hundreds of the best and rare Chinese art treasures, said Yu Ping, Deputy Director of the Beijing Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage, one of the sponsors of the fair. More...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

QR Code for East Earth Trade Winds.


Scan this image with your smartphone to link to East Earth Trade Winds website

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

China's Taoism Revival

Yin Xinhui reached the peak of Mount Yi and surveyed the chaos. The 47-year-old Taoist abbess was on a sacred mission: to consecrate a newly rebuilt temple to one of her religion’s most important deities, the Jade Emperor. But there were as yet no stairs, just a muddy path up to the pavilion, which sat on a rock outcropping 3,400 feet above a valley. A team of workers was busy laying stone steps, while others planted sod, trees and flowers. Inside the temple, a breeze blew through windows that were still without glass, while red paint flecked the stone floor. More...

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Confucius descendant to donate family tree book to the U.S. Library of Congress

Confucius descendant to donate family tree book to the U.S. Library of Congress

A descendant of the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius will donate a copy of a collection of books that delineate Confucius's family tree to the U.S. Library of Congress in September....

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Old Summer Palace calls for return of looted relics

A commemorative event marking the 150th anniversary of the destruction of the imperial garden by occupying forces during the Second Opium War was held on Monday evening, Oct. 18, 2010 at the ruins of the Yuanmingyuan, also known as the Old Summer Palace. Reported by Beijing News.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Yi ethnic culture museum opens in Yunnan

Yi ethnic culture museum opens in Yunnan
A museum recently opened in Yunnan Province dedicated to the ethnic culture of the Yi minority. It is aimed at rejuvenating their unique crafts and customs that are being pushed into oblivion.

The museum takes the shape of a typical Yi village tucked between mountains. Covering an area of five thousand square meters, it was funded by a Yi ethnic entrepreneur and took three years to complete.
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Yi ethnic culture museum

Thursday, October 7, 2010

UFO photographed over ancient Chinese city

UFO photographed over ancient Chinese city.
There have been a number of UFO sightings in China recently. Here is a recent story on one.