City specials


Stop and smell the flowers at orchid festival

The 12th Spring Orchid Festival, Hangzhou’s annual floral extravaganza, is in full swing at the Guo Pavilion on the West Lake. About 300 pots of orchids grown by 40 organizations are on display until March...

Wu Huixin | February 29, 2024, Thursday


Hangzhou welcomes Guangyuan workers

The Hangzhou government is chartering long-distance coaches and flights to alleviate burdens on enterprises in terms of personnel recruitment and production resumption at the beginning of February....

Wu Huixin | February 26, 2024, Monday


Tourists flood Hangzhou’s scenic spots

Over 5 million people visited Hangzhou’s West Lake scenic area during the eight-day Chinese New Year holiday, 23 percent more than in 2019....

Wu Huixin | February 22, 2024, Thursday


Exhibition attempts to understand China’s dragon fascination

To mark the Year of the Dragon, an exhibition at the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History features artifacts and historical documents relating to the fictitious totem....

Wu Huixin | February 19, 2024, Monday


Hangzhou offers performance, floral delights for Spring Festival holiday

FOR many, the weeklong Chinese New Year holiday means long lines and crowded tourist destinations. For those who want to avoid heaving throngs and hectic holiday experiences, Hangzhou has plenty to offer. Activities ...

Wu Huixin | February 8, 2024, Thursday


Zhejiang to mark Spring Festival with museum activities

The Zhejiang government will start the “Celebrating Chinese New Year in Museums” project in 100 museums, galleries, and public spaces during the holiday, with approximately 290 exhibitions, intangible...

Wu Huixin | February 5, 2024, Monday


Editor’s note:

THE Song Dynasty (960-1279) is divided into two distinct periods, Northern and Southern. During the Northern Song (960-1127), the royal court built its capital in present-day Kaifeng City, Henan Province. ...

February 1, 2024, Thursday


City’s ‘old mayor’ honored in birth anniversary celebration

SU Dongpo, a prominent poet, writer and calligrapher, has been hailed as a pinnacle of 11th-century Chinese literature. In Hangzhou, residents see Su as the designer of the current West Lake and “old ...

Wu Huixin | February 1, 2024, Thursday


Top 10 2023 archeological discoveries in Zhejiang: Part II

THE top 10 archeological findings in Zhejiang Province were revealed in Hangzhou on January 21. Shanghai Daily features the noteworthy discoveries in two parts. Wu Huixin reports on what distinguishes ...

January 29, 2024, Monday


Top 102023 archeological discoveries in Zhejiang: Part I

1CHENWANG Relic Site in Fenghua District, Ningbo 宁波奉化陈王遗址 This relic site spans the tributaries of Fenghua River, covering an area of 7,800 square meters. Last year, the local archeological department ...

January 25, 2024, Thursday




 

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