Posts Tagged ‘Culture Express’

China celebrates the Lantern Festival

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

On Sunday people across China celebrated the Lantern Festival, the final event of the month-long Spring Festival. Find out about the different Lantern Festival traditions around China in the CCTV English Culture Express news story People celebrate Lantern Festival around China.

Restoration project preserves old cliff carvings in Mount Qiyunshan

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Mount Qiyunshan in east China’s Anhui Province is famous for its thousand-year old cliff carvings. As one of the four sacred places of Taoism in China, Qiyunshan is rich in Taoist paintings, and cliff inscriptions. The CNTV Culture Express program reports on the large scale restoration project to preserve these precious cultural relics.