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.
Exhibitions capture magic of New Year celebrations - Art & Culture in China
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Exhibitions capture magic of New Year celebrations

The exhibitions take place in three venues, Zhejiang Art Museum, the Nature and Folk Arts Center in Pingyao Town, and the Crafts Museum of China Academy of Art in Xiangshan Town.
Song Dynasty porcelain shows their heyday - Art & Culture in China
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Song Dynasty porcelain shows their heyday

A fascinating must-see exhibition displaying Ye Kewei's ceramics is taking place at the Hangzhou Crafts and Art Museum through March 28.
Tradition looms large at fashion exhibition - Art & Culture in China
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Tradition looms large at fashion exhibition

Prize-winning costume designs from 2011 to 2020 at the China National Silk Museum show how top domestic designers have been inspired by ancient culture. 
Ancient city discovered underneath Hangzhou - China Nation News
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Ancient city discovered underneath Hangzhou

The ancient Yijin City excavated in Hangzhou's Lin'an District was shortlisted in the top 10 archeological discoveries in China last year.
Hangzhou enticing non-natives to stay put over holiday - Travel in China
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Hangzhou enticing non-natives to stay put over holiday

Hangzhou is offering 1,000 yuan (US$154) to every non-native who pays taxes in the city and stays put during the Spring Festival holiday.
Binjiang expands Zheijiang Free Trade Zone - China Event News
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Binjiang expands Zheijiang Free Trade Zone

Binjiang government announced 36 preferential measures to provide a shot in the arm to international digital trade on January 15.
Hangzhou silk museum broadens its focus and appeal - Art & Culture in China
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Hangzhou silk museum broadens its focus and appeal

The China National Silk Museum has gradually switched its focus from ancient textile research to the modern-day fashion industry, having attracted more visitors every year.
A renaissance for Hangzhou's Grand Canal - Art & Culture in China
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A renaissance for Hangzhou's Grand Canal

To develop Grand Canal's potential, the Hangzhou government launched 16 projects last month, investing billions to develop cultural and leisure industries along the waterway.
Restoring the glory of ancient Song Dynasty - Art & Culture in China
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Restoring the glory of ancient Song Dynasty

To restore the glory days of the Southern Song Dynasty and better protect remaining relics, Hangzhou government is rebuilding Deshou Palace on its original foundations.
Traveling back through ancient art and poems - Art & Culture in China
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Traveling back through ancient art and poems

Professors and students from the China Academy of Art and Zhejiang Institute of Culture and History created a series of artworks inspired by views along the route.
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