Hangzhou


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To mark the Year of the Dragon, an exhibition at the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History features artifacts and historical documents relating to the fictitious totem....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


From flowers to flowing verse: Macheng Road retains a unique character

MACHENG Road connects Tianmushan Road to the south and Wen’er Road to the north. The road has a more residential character than other commercially prosperous thoroughfares in Hangzhou. Dating from the ...

Wu Huixin and Zhang Yuxuan | January 22, 2024, Monday


China National Silk Museum 
shows styles through the ages

AS the country’s largest silk research organization, the China National Silk Museum has been conserving and restoring historic textile materials and researching silk for years. In 2024, the museum will ...

Wu Huixin | January 18, 2024, Thursday


Qiantang Wetland Park set to open in May

THE Zhejiang Province government approved the establishment of the Qiantang River Greater Bay Area Wetland Park this month, with the first phase due to open in May. Of utmost importance in the environment, ...

Wu Huixin | January 15, 2024, Monday




 

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