Hangzhou City

The tourist heaven of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province, lies in the heart of the southern Yangtze River region. One of China's eight ancient capitals, it has a rich history and easy lifestyle that complement the vibrant regional economy. Shanghai Daily is publishing a special Hangzhou page every Monday through Friday to introduce our readers to its beautiful scenery, fascinating happenings and people, colorful nightlife, lifestyles and business.
The tourist heaven of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province, lies in the heart of the southern Yangtze River region. One of China's eight ancient capitals, it has a rich history and easy lifestyle that complement the vibrant regional economy. Shanghai Daily is publishing a special Hangzhou page every Monday through Friday to introduce our readers to its beautiful scenery, fascinating happenings and people, colorful nightlife, lifestyles and business.
Black tea maker keeps tradition alive in Longwu - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Black tea maker keeps tradition alive in Longwu

An inheritor of making Jiuqu Hongmei operates a plantation in Longwu Town, while also working to maintain the sustain the local tea culture.
Mount Chaoshan celebrates plum blossoms with cultural activities - Travel in China
Travel

Mount Chaoshan celebrates plum blossoms with cultural activities

About 50,000 plum trees are blooming on Mount Chaoshan, which is now hosting its annual blossom festival. The event will also feature plenty of tea, art and traditional costumes.
Hangzhou artisan still hammering away at ancient metal trade - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Hangzhou artisan still hammering away at ancient metal trade

Precious metal sculptor Zhang Zhengang has been creating gold and silver artworks for nearly three decades. Now, he's also working to keep his craft alive.
Ceramics on view at Zhejiang Museum - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Ceramics on view at Zhejiang Museum

Ancient artifacts from the Fanshi Bridge Relic Site showcase the area's rich history. These include some 200 porcelains in a range of styles and designs.
Han Meilin Gallery opens newest addition - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Han Meilin Gallery opens newest addition

A gallery which celebrates the work of prolific painter, sculpture and ceramicist Han Meiling has added new space, as well as more works from its namesake.
Modern services come to traditional Hangzhou neighborhood - China Nation News
Nation

Modern services come to traditional Hangzhou neighborhood

To improve life quality, local authorities have launched the new "Golden Housekeeper" project in Caihe Community, one of the oldest residential communities in Hangzhou.
Zhejiang Museum exhibits donated artworks - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Zhejiang Museum exhibits donated artworks

Contributions to the museum include porcelain and lacquered objects, prints and paintings. To honor donors, many of these prized pieces are now on display.
China's first community museum reopens - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

China's first community museum reopens

An exhibition center in Hangzhou explores the development of grassroots democracy in modern China. Today, it still hosts offices for the country's first neighborhood committee.
Weaving strands of international fiber art - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Weaving strands of international fiber art

The Third Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art brings together a wide range of multidimensional works, including installations, video pieces and costumes.
Thousand Islands Lake, an oasis of splendor - Travel in China
Travel

Thousand Islands Lake, an oasis of splendor

It's now easier than ever to access Chun'an County, home to one of Hangzhou's most delightful scenic areas. Sporting events and rustic appeal are both main attractions.
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