Shi Jia

Art & Culture

The art of keeping ancient paintings alive

The 2,000-year-old tradition of mounting Chinese paintings and calligraphy in an essential part of the art itself.
Art & Culture

The second West Lake international documentary festival opens in Hangzhou

The second West Lake International Documentary Festival (IDF) is to be held from October 18 to 20 at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou.

Growing Ningbo luring world-class talent

Ningbo Talent, Science and Technology Week showcases the coastal city's strong focus on bringing in the best and brightest from China and around the world.
Art & Culture

Goddesses then and now at Hangzhou exhibition

The exhibition features art work from 21 contemporary artists and antiquities from a dozen museums and individual collectors

Chengdu to build a livable 'Garden City'

By 2035, the city plans to develop a three-tiered greenway system built along its rivers, mountains and ring-roads of the city and inside each of its districts and communities.

A city making its mark on the world stage

To mark the annual September 5 Hangzhou International Day, the city honored several local expats and hosted Shanghai-based consuls general from 29 countries.

Tang Poems Road: walking in the footsteps of China's most famous ancient poets

The ancient road starts from Xixing in Hangzhou, following the course of East Zhejiang Canal and Cao'e River, passing through Shengzhou and Xinchang and ends in Tiantai County.

Lianlian raises US$147 million

Lianlian DigiTech, parent company of Hangzhou-based third-party payment platform Lianlian Pay, will use the money for global expansion.
Art & Culture

Seal engraving: a high art still relevant today

The ancient art if far from dying out, carried on by a dedicated and growing network of highly skilled artists from all walks of life.

Cashing in on booming culture and creativity industry

The annual Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo this month with push the city's brand in an industry that generates almost a quarter of its economy.