The world's first artificially-bred Yangtze finless porpoise is ready to return to the wild at Baiji Dolphin Nature Reserve in Shishou, Hubei Province on Tuesday.
U.S. online streaming giant Netflix announced Monday that a new documentary about former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will be released globally on the streaming service next month.
China's recent run of success at major international photography competitions has continued after a number of Chinese entrants won honors at the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2020 awards in London.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has stalled cultural events worldwide, forcing the postponement or cancellation of a majority of spring programs, including the Cannes Film Festival, one of the best and well-known events in the world's movie calendar.
A total of 219 ancient cliff tombs have been discovered in the city of Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province.
More than 50 volumes of ancient books in the Tibet autonomous region have been converted into e-books for public reading through the efforts of the Library of Tibet.
China will focus on the role intangible cultural heritage plays in advocating a healthy lifestyle and fighting the COVID-19 epidemic in the promotion of cultural and natural heritage this year.
Paramount Pictures has postponed the release of two sequels of its action spy franchise "Mission: Impossible" in response to the global spread of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The e-content reading market value in China had grown to 28.88 billion yuan (about 4.13 billion U.S. dollars) by 2019, marking a year-on-year growth of 13.5 percent, according to a white paper released earlier this week.
It has become a habit of Fang Qin, curator of the Hubei Provincial Museum, to carry a bottle of hand sanitizer wherever he goes.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the global response to it have severely limited public celebration of this year's World Book Day but online activities are still underway to promote the power of reading which the United Nations believes should be leveraged more than ever at a time of lockdown, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) told Xinhua on Wednesday.
A total 117 schools in Quzhou City of Zhejiang Province has promoted "Zuoyi," an ancient gesture of greeting, to replace shaking hands during a time of social distancing.
Ahead of the coming World Book Day on Thursday, the 17th national reading survey was launched on Monday.
An ancient silver camel was unearthed recently from the No.1 Pit of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang, following the discovery of a golden camel during the excavation in December, 2019.
From canceled iftar feasts to suspended mosque prayers, Muslims across the Middle East are bracing for a bleak month of Ramadan fasting as the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic lingers.
The "Tokyo 2020 NIPPON Festival," the official cultural event of the Tokyo 2020 Games, which was scheduled to be held from April to September this year, has been cancelled due to the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee said on Monday.
April 20 is "Guyu," one of the 24 Chinese solar terms, and the 11th United Nations "Chinese Language Day."
Gene Deitch, an American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer known for his direction of Tom and Jerry and some of the Popeye the Sailor series, died in Prague.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called the "One World, Together at Home" concert broadcast and live-streamed on Saturday an enormous success and thanked the many musicians, comedians and humanitarians who have made it happen.
Built by China Telecom, one of China's big three telecom firms, the livestream displays the beauty of Mount Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, 24/7 through a 4K HD live broadcast with a 360-degree VR rotating view.
Chen Tingting in Shanghai has not dined out since the outbreak of COVID-19, while Grace Ou in Hong Kong ate out only once during these months."Although I prefer to eat at home, but it may be difficult," Chen said, explaining that people will go back to the "busy mode" when the pandemic is over.
British actress Jameela Jamil on Saturday kicked off an eight-hour global event of music, comedy and personal stories aimed at bringing hope and unity during the coronavirus pandemic.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has played a significant role and is irreplaceable in treating viral infectious diseases from the experiences drawn from the COVID-19 epidemic, said a Chinese TCM expert Friday.
The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for June 29 to July 9, has been postponed as the coronavirus pandemic continues. UNESCO, the organization behind the committee, said consultations are underway to determine the exact dates of the session.
After the redesign of his image in Chinese textbooks went trending on social media, famous Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu has once again grabbed the attention of netizens in China due to a new documentary from the BBC.
Work on restoring the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is stalled one year on from the devastating blaze, another victim of the novel coronavirus.
It has been decided that the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for June 29 to July 9, 2020, in Fuzhou of eastern China's Fujian Province, will be postponed to a later date due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on Saturday will stage an online concert for its housebound audiences due to the epidemic, the second of the NCPA's serial concerts "Spring Online."
China has unveiled 20 candidates for the final selection of its top 10 archaeological discoveries in 2019, according to the official website of the National Cultural Heritage Administration.
An ancient tomb dating back to the early Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) was found in north China's Hebei Province, according to archaeologists.