Culture

Cultural heritage plays key role in rural tourism

Cultural heritage plays key role in rural tourism

Endowed with rich cultural and natural resources, many remote Chinese villages previously mired in poverty have shrugged off their backward images thanks to government support for the development of tourism ..

Tibetan opera

Tibetan opera

Tibetan opera, the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China, is a comprehensive art combining folk song, dance, storytelling, chant, acrobatics and religious performance. Most ..

Hua’er

Hua’er

In Gansu and Qinghai provinces and throughout north-central China, people of nine different ethnic groups share a music tradition known as Hua’er.

Movie My Himalaya wins Golden Rooster Award

Movie My Himalaya wins Golden Rooster Award

On the evening of November 28, 33rd Chinese Film Golden Rooster Award Ceremony was held in Xiamen. A total 19 awards were announced, and movie My Himalaya, which tells story sisters Drolgar Yangzom their father, ..

Wooden figurines unearthed in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau tombs

Wooden figurines unearthed in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau tombs

Wooden figurines discovered at an ancient tomb site on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau may provide evidence of early exchanges between Tibet and surrounding areas, according to researchers. ..

It felt the right thing to do for craftswoman weaving her way

It felt the right thing to do for craftswoman weaving her way

On one level, of course, she felt, in so many ways, that it was the right thing to do. This a moment when an emotion and material coincided. With genuine love four years ago, jewelry designer Ni Lingling visited ..

Tibetan Opera troupe marks 60th anniversary

Tibetan Opera troupe marks 60th anniversary

A grand concert of Tibetan Opera was held in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, on Wednesday afternoon, to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the region's opera troupe.

People celebrate Gongbo New Year in Nyingchi, Tibet

People celebrate Gongbo New Year in Nyingchi, Tibet

Villagers celebrate their special New Year, known as the Gongbo Year in Baji Village of Bayi District Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 17, 2020. ..

Stitching traditional culture into contemporary fashion

Stitching traditional culture into contemporary fashion

Tibetan embroidery from Guinan county in Qinghai province's Hainan Tibet autonomous prefecture, traditional hair-braid decorations and other ethnic elements featured a recent show at Shanghai Fashion ..

Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum

The Tibet museum was opened in October, 1999, on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of democratic reform in Tibet.

Group art show hails Tibet's natural, cultural heritage

Group art show hails Tibet's natural, cultural heritage

The traditional jiaxie dance has been performed by villagers in southwestern Tibet for about 1,000 years. group performance is staged to mark grand events. It inspired Zheng Shanlu, a practitioner of classical ..

Traditional Tibetan dress passed down well on the plateau

Traditional Tibetan dress passed down well on the plateau

As one of the traditional Tibetan dresses, Zaza dress in Comai County, Lhoka city has a long history. It is said that was made by emulating Princess Wencheng Tang Dynasty and been passed down today. ..

Shoton Festival: a cultural feast on plateau

Shoton Festival: a cultural feast on plateau

People in Lhasa celebrate the Shoton Festival at end of sixth month and beginning seventh Tibetan calendar every year. is a rich grand traditional festival. Regarding Shoton, everyone may have di ..

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Farmers dressed in festive costumes take part a horse race to celebrate the Wangguo Festival at Sangda village Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, on Aug 2, 2020. ..

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Burang clothes, traditional wearing in County of Ali, has a history more than 1,000 years. One suit may weigh about 25 kilograms because it is decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels. ..

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from the Tibetan autonomous region are properly identified as "one of humanity's greatest treasures", an expert said at a cultural heritage event in Beijing last week. ..