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Bloggers celebrate ‘Hangzhou Showtime’

Hangzhou Tourism Commission has invited web celebrities to visit the city and upload photos and videos to social media as part of the “Hangzhou Showtime” project....

Wu Huixin | July 18, 2019, Thursday


Exhibition celebrates people of the Silk Road

Ever since President Xi Jinping proposed the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, known as Belt and Road Initiative, in 2013, China and countries along the ancient routes have...

Wu Huixin | July 15, 2019, Monday


Polishing Hangzhou’s raw treasured gems

People linger over gemstones in jewelry boutiques, but few have ever seen unprocessed gems....

Wu Huixin | July 11, 2019, Thursday


Hangzhou switches on to digital economy

In an effort to upgrade its industrial structure, the Hangzhou government is to accelerate development of the digital economy, switching from traditional trade markets to global online retailing and the...

Wu Huixin | July 8, 2019, Monday


Exhibit celebrates cultural folklore of paper-cut art

A paper-cut art exhibition featuring 400 works runs through August 18 at the Crafts Museum of the China Academy of Art. As a folk craft practiced nationwide, these exhibits reflect different cultures ...

Starry Wu | July 4, 2019, Thursday


A long history of coloring commodities

GOODS and people have flowed between Europe and Asia for time immemorial, and the trade is being revived under China’s Belt and Road Initiative. An exhibition at the China National Silk Museum showcases ...

Wu Huixin | July 4, 2019, Thursday


Jiuqiao heading for cultural supremacy

Jiuqiao area might not be as well known as some economic belts in Hangzhou, but it has been attracting the attention of the public. Recently, the local government laid the foundation stone for Fengshou ...

Wu Huixin | July 1, 2019, Monday


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




 

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