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.
A unique way to enjoy lotus flowers up close - Travel in China
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A unique way to enjoy lotus flowers up close

Normally appreciated only at a distance because of its watery home, an exhibition at the botanic garden brings this beautiful flower close enough to smell and touch.
City project uses art to enhance village life - Art & Culture in China
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City project uses art to enhance village life

Some experimental works of the "For a Better China" project are on display at "The Close-up: 100 Moments For A Better China" exhibition at China Design Museum through July 25.
Old artifact repair treatments shared at seminar - Art & Culture in China
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Old artifact repair treatments shared at seminar

To better preserve fragile textiles, China National Silk Museum held a seminar, inviting professionals across the nation to discuss innovative technologies and share ideas.
Animated short film bags award in France - Art & Culture in China
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Animated short film bags award in France

Tang Lihao, undergraduate student from China Academy of Art, takes Jury Award at Annecy for film about how a stray dog perceives people's life problems.
Explore the charm and romances of the West Lake - Travel in China
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Explore the charm and romances of the West Lake

Authorities want to better honor the iconic water system and its distinctive cultures on the day that is already the anniversary date of its World Heritage listing.
Revisit the glory days of celadon porcelain - Art & Culture in China
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Revisit the glory days of celadon porcelain

Celadon ceramics flourished during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), a time of refinement and appreciation of art. A new exhibition showcases some of the best pieces from across China.
Celebrating the majesty of the Grand Canal - Travel in China
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Celebrating the majesty of the Grand Canal

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Grand Canal, from Beijing to Hangzhou, is the longest man-made waterway in the world. A new video celebrates the eighth anniversary of its listing.
Culture festival celebrates ancient dynasty's influence - Art & Culture in China
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Culture festival celebrates ancient dynasty's influence

Night in Southern Song Dynasty Hangzhou, a cultural extravaganza, will include 30 activities and performances highlighting the city's ancient heritage through the end of November.
A night at the museum: Zhejiang's first 24-hour exhibition space - Art & Culture in China
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A night at the museum: Zhejiang's first 24-hour exhibition space

The first 24-hour "museum" in Zhejiang Province officially rolled out the welcome mat for visitors over the weekend.
New corridor to promote tourism, environment - Travel in China
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New corridor to promote tourism, environment

Hangzhou will build a world-class ecological and cultural tourism corridor in tandem with Anhui Province's Huangshan City.
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