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.
Display features ancient celadon pottery craft of porcelain master - Art & Culture in China
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Display features ancient celadon pottery craft of porcelain master

Delicacy and translucent glazes of Ji Xigui's works are featured in show at Zhejiang Museum.
Influence of masters not lost in woodcut art - Art & Culture in China
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Influence of masters not lost in woodcut art

An exhibition showing society members' woodcuts is underway in Zhejiang Museum through October 7. Visitors can see how artists hand down influence and spirit through generations.
Park library opens at famous Tang Dynasty temple - Art & Culture in China
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Park library opens at famous Tang Dynasty temple

Mengquan Shuyuan Library joins natural and historic Hangzhou landscape famed for its myths and Buddhist culture.
City lures the young into the tea production - Lifestyle in China
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City lures the young into the tea production

Top 10 technicians in Zhejiang Province have been invited to introduce the frying techniques to young people.
1950s China features in nianhua art display - Art & Culture in China
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1950s China features in nianhua art display

Two hundred pieces of nianhua made from 1949 to 1953 are on display at the Crafts Museum of the China Academy of Arts through July 30.

Exhibition reflects West Lake's ancient Buddhist history - Art & Culture in China
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Exhibition reflects West Lake's ancient Buddhist history

An exhibition in Hupao Park features recently discovered carvings from Buddhism grottoes inside Yanxia Cave on the southern side of West Lake.
Hangzhou's most popular 'red' tourism sites - Travel in China
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Hangzhou's most popular 'red' tourism sites

After months of online voting for people's favorite "red" tourist spots, the top 10 were announced.
Country's first cartoon and animation museum opens its doors - Art & Culture in China
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Country's first cartoon and animation museum opens its doors

The China Cartoon and Animation Museum, the country's first museum in this industry, opened on June 26 in Hangzhou, designed in the shape of an auspicious cloud.
Silk Road also brought plants and animals - Art & Culture in China
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Silk Road also brought plants and animals

Exhibition at the China National Silk Museum shows how the ancient Chinese were introduced to many species from the West that were previously unknown to them.
Professor's crusade to protect 'historical witnesses' - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Professor's crusade to protect 'historical witnesses'

For years, Hangzhou government has recruited a group of professionals to protect the city's old trees in an effort to preserve these salient witnesses.
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