Videos about arts, China

Preserving cultural traditions and identity while embracing the new …

A look at traditional Chinese arts in modern day ShenZhen and BeiJing.

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The Hong Kong 香港 Arts Festival 2016

Each year the festival presents a five week-long cultural feast from February to March.

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The ‘Meet In Beijing’ Arts Festival 相约北京美国主宾国

Every spring, this festival takes place in the capital city as a meeting of artists of all kinds from China and countries worldwide, a cultural exchange covering everything from music - classical, pop and more - to dance, exhibitions and drama, ... expect the unexpected : )

In 2016, the festival runs from April 25 to May 30. Now in its 16th year, the festival will bring together nearly 400 Chinese artists and more than 400 international artists from 25 countries, including the United Kingdom, Spain and France. Canada will be this year's guest country of honor.

As a taster, here are two wonderful performances from 2014 - first, a steel band in ChaoYang Park, second an unusual 'quartet' at the National Center for the Performing Arts (don't miss this if you love music) ...

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The beautiful Humble Administrator’s Garden 拙政园

An exemplary example of classical Chinese garden arts that aspires to the harmony of people and nature. ZhuoZheng Yuan, SuZhou, JiangSu province.

At 52,000 square meters, it is the largest garden in SuZhou.

A beautiful short film ...

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A trip to ShangHai 上海

Including a look at the arts scene ...

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PanJiaYuan arts and crafts market, BeiJing 北京

A semi-open market with a wide variety of goods, including antiques and curios.

Especially popular at weekends when additional sellers are present. Starts from very early morning.

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