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.
New measures unveiled at Binjiang talent fair - China Event News
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New measures unveiled at Binjiang talent fair

Hangzhou's Binjiang District has introduced a 5050 Talent Plan Entrepreneurial Fund which offers incentives for talented workers and promising projects from universities.
Ancient fans have intriguing stories to tell - Art & Culture in China
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Ancient fans have intriguing stories to tell

Exhibition at Hangzhou Museum reveals the significance of Chinese fans through the ages, and how life was for people living in ancient times. 
West Lake inspires 100 years of Du Jinsheng silk - Art & Culture in China
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West Lake inspires 100 years of Du Jinsheng silk

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Du Jinsheng, an exhibition is underway at the house through May 23.
Bringing ancient sword-making techniques into modern era - Art & Culture in China
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Bringing ancient sword-making techniques into modern era

An exhibition at West Lake Gallery showcases swords made by five top artisans from Longquan County in Zhejiang Province.
Citizens' Day celebrated at newly renovated museum pavilion - Art & Culture in China
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Citizens' Day celebrated at newly renovated museum pavilion

During the five-day Labor Day holiday, the Hangzhou Museum's north pavilion will host five hands-on activities and lectures that represent working people from different eras,
Ancient temple comes to life with annual qiushu bloom - Art & Culture in China
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Ancient temple comes to life with annual qiushu bloom

Every April, two 530-year-old qiushu – commonly known as Manchurian catalpa – bloom inside Dongyue Temple, hidden in the lush vegetation of Hangzhou's Wushan Hill.

Peak season underway for West Lake water birds - Lifestyle in China
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Peak season underway for West Lake water birds

Now is the season for water birds on West Lake to incubate eggs. The abundance of aquatic plants in the lake's lotus area often attracts them to lay eggs there.
Patriotic center marks women's liberation - Art & Culture in China
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Patriotic center marks women's liberation

The Qianhe Women Spirit Hall displays Chinese women's liberation history since late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), especially Qianhe people's strides in the fight for gender equality.
Exploring Hani culture through decorated clothing - Art & Culture in China
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Exploring Hani culture through decorated clothing

An exhibition at the China National Silk Museum displays authentic Hani clothing and accessories on loan from the Museum of Honghe and Yunnan Provincial Museum through June 6.
Hangzhou artist reviving ancient woodblock printing - Art & Culture in China
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Hangzhou artist reviving ancient woodblock printing

Wei Lizhong began carving woodblocks in the 1990s when he was a student at the China Academy of Art which set up the earliest woodblock printed painting department in modern China.
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