China Russian film festival opens in Beijing

A film festival jointly hosted by China and Russia opened here Friday, scheduled to screen seven Russian films in Beijing and Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The opening film was “Salyut 7,” a 2017 historical drama based on actual events in 1985 related to a space mission of the Soviet Union. Another film […]

Mountains and waters in the youth’s eyes

Mountains and waters in the youth’s eyes

At Zhuoshui Ancient Town of Qianjiang District, the children who has participated in the activity “Painting Your City”, the first large painting and calligraphy exhibition for youth. The youth have painted the mountains and waters in their eyes. It’s understood that more than 500 children from the main urban areas go to the Zhuoshui Ancient […]

144 universities from around the world gather in Chengdu

Sichuan University’s 2018 International Course Week opened in Chengdu on the evening of the 8th. 187 professors and more than 600 international students from 144 well-known universities in 26 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, France, and Russia will conduct a two-week study exchange at Sichuan University. It is understood that Sichuan University […]

British PM announces new UK-China creative and cultural collaboration

UK Prime Minister announces a new package of UK-China creative and cultural collaboration today, including commercial deals for a new Eden Project and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in China.

British PM announces new UK-China creative and cultural collaboration

As China’s economy diversifies, and as the country moves from a heavily industrialised to a knowledge-based, innovation-driven economy, there are ambitions for culture and creative industries to reach 5% of China’s national GDP by 2020. The UK is seen as a strong partner for China to achieve its ambitions in this sector, with creative industries […]

China considers traditional Chinese medicine legislation

China’s cabinet, the State Council, issued a draft on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) legislation for public review on Thursday. China will establish a comprehensive TCM medical service system covering both urban and rural areas, the draft said. Local governments above the county level should set up TCM departments in public hospitals and promote TCM service […]

China hosts young overseas Sinologists

Eighteen scholars from 15 countries including the United States and France on Tuesday completed a research visit in Beijing for overseas Sinologists. Jointly held by the Ministry of Culture and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the visit included lectures by Chinese scholars from prestigious universities and institutes. According to the ministry, lectures covered various […]

Russia and China to establish joint university

Russia and China to establish joint university

China will open the first Russian-Chinese university jointly with Moscow State University (MSU) in Shenzhen in 2016. All the costs of construction, equipment and management fee of the university will be covered by China. MSU Rector Viktor Sadovnichii said that courses in the new university will be conducted in three languages ​​- Russian, Chinese and […]

Shaolin plans kung fu on call

Shaolin plans kung fu on call

The ancient martial art of kung fu might become as easy as a tap on the screen of your smart phone soon. China’s 1,500-year-old Shaolin Temple is looking to develop a game app to teach users martial arts on cell phones. Monks from the temple attended a summit held by e-commerce giant Alibaba this month […]

Celebrating Spring Festival overseas

From January 15. to February 28., 2014, Chongqing will dispatch six cultural delegations to seven countries, celebrating Spring Festival with Chinese people living in foreign countries, according to Chongqing Commission of Culture on January 14. The ‘Joyful Spring Festival’ is an activity initiated by the Ministry of Culture as a key dissemination project reaching all […]

Asian libraries agree on resource share

Asian libraries agree on resource share

Librarians from China and other Asian countries have agreed on strengthening collaboration and promoting resource sharing in the digital era. More than 80 chief librarians and representatives from Asian countries and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions signed the Declaration of Kunming at the Asian Library Curator Forum, which kicked off Tuesday in […]

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