Zhu Ying

Feature Reporter
Art & Culture

A tale of treachery and rescue

Ox-shaped Zun is a significant object for the study of China's history of domesticating animals.

Lifestyle

A teahouse where locals go for friendship, entertainment

The tradition of tea drinking and performances of old storytelling lives on in a teahouse on Qibao Old Street. Many colorful oldsters pass time there with great enjoyment.
Art & Culture

Ancient zun's turbulent history

The zun is a vase-like vessel used as a ritual container to hold wine in ancient China. One of the most notable zun is the Four-goat Square Zun.

Entertainment

Shanghai as you've never seen it before

A unique show by German group Rimini Protokoll turns audience members in actors in their own performance as they are guided around the city by an artificial intelligence voice.
Art & Culture

Sandalwood fans: staying sweet and cool

Sandalwood fans offer not only thermal comfort and the visual enjoyment, but also a pleasant fragrance.
Art & Culture

Drink and be merry: 2 ancient wine urns part after 2,500 years

Although separated now, a pair of bronze vessels once accompanied each other over 2,500 years. The wine vessels are decorated with lotus petals and a crane. 
Lifestyle

This is the place to be if you want a custom-made suit in 3 days

South Bund Fabric Market is a destination for the bespoke clothing. Among its previous customers have been tennis stars Djokovic and Murray, and movie legend  Stallone.
Entertainment

New take on the ancient rite of spring

Leading Chinese choreographer Yang Liping's reinterpretation of "Rite of Spring" will world premiere in Shanghai next month as part of the 20th Shanghai International Arts Festival
Art & Culture

Seconds out as season for cricket fighting arrives

The tradition of raising crickets to fight and enjoy their singing is deeply rooted in Chinese culture. The popularity of cricket rearing promotes the art of making cricket pots.
Art & Culture

China Shanghai International Arts Festival highlights original works

Presenting around 350 art-related activities, the 20th China Shanghai International Arts Festival will raise its curtain on October 19.
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