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Museum competition shows potential in the market

ZHEJIANG Provincial Museum in Hang­zhou held a competition recently as part of celebrations marking the museum’s 90th anniversary. Participants were asked to design a prod­uct that is based on items in ...

Shi Jia | June 27, 2019, Thursday

Threat to lace craft being a fabric of the past

SINCE Italian Catholic missionaries brought European lace-making techniques to Xiaoshan District a century ago, locals have enriched the original patterns and stitches by turning it into a Hangzhou specialty ...

Wu Huixin | June 27, 2019, Thursday

Celebrating the ancient culture of the Bai

AN exhibition showcasing the history, culture and handiwork of the Bai minority group is underway at Wulin Pavilion of Zhejiang Museum through July 28. The Bai is one of China’s 55 minority groups. Although ...

Wu Huixin | June 24, 2019, Monday

The vision of women in ancient Chinese art

Cai Qin, vice director of the Zhejiang Provincial Museum, held a series of lectures in Hangzhou, Tianjin , Suzhou and Ningbo cities, talking about the imagery of Chinese women in ancient Chinese paint...

Shi Jia | June 20, 2019, Thursday

Spring and Autumn antiques’ summer show

VISITORS to West Lake Gallery have an unparalleled op­portunity to linger over 300 antiques collected from 27 museums, including the famous Sword of King Goujian. These treasures typify the Yue, Wu and ...

Wu Huixin | June 17, 2019, Monday

Picture perfect: See the new faces of Hangzhou

The Hangzhou Tourism Commission has chosen stunning paintings from talented local budding artists, many featuring the iconic West Lake, for its latest brochures to promote tourism. Daguan Primary School ...

June 13, 2019, Thursday

Govt helping aspiring students with startups

FOR college students who aspire to start a business but have little money, government support can be vital. The China Hangzhou University Student Startup Award is one of the city government’s efforts ...

June 10, 2019, Monday

From a cowherd to craft: boxwood carving

AN exhibition featuring 300 boxwood carvings by 90 art­ists is underway at the Crafts Museum of China Academy of Art, running through June 12. Visitors can see work by the descendants of the man credited ...

Wu Huixin | June 6, 2019, Thursday

Internet of Things Town offers connections

Hangzhou’s Binjiang Dis-trict government strives to build itself into “a district with strongest digital economy in the country.” Its Internet of Things Town plays an im-portant role in achieving that ...

Wu Huixin | June 3, 2019, Monday

High-flying master soars above his rivals

Look up into the sky over almost any Chinese city on a weekend or holiday when pleasant sunshine and mild breezes lure people out to the parks and squares, and you are almost sure to see a kite, perhaps...

Wu Huixin | May 30, 2019, Thursday


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