“Jiangnan Memories” projects Tonglu onto national stage

As the scroll was unfolded, the legendary painting from the Yuan Dynasty Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains came alive. In the undulating mountains, lush trees and on the misty rivers and waterside pavilions, travelers, woodmen, fishermen and scholars recited poems…

Locals experience Song Dynasty culture in Jiande

A Song Dynasty (960-1279) cultural experience activity was recently held at Jiande Museum in Xin’anjiang subdistrict, Jiande county-level city, Hangzhou. The activity opened with a song played on the guqin, a seven-string traditional Chinese instrument, and featured activities related to…

Craftsman uses boxwood carving techniques to recreate famous scenes from Chinese classical novels

Zheng Songqiang, a master of traditional Chinese crafts and arts, has created an elaborate artwork featuring more than 20 figures featured in one of China’s great classical novels – “Dream of the Red Chamber” – having adopted the medium of…

Clouds in Twilight” brings oriental flavour and beauty of uniforms for Asian Games Hangzhou 2022

The activity “Easthetics of Hangzhou 2022”-“Clouds in Twilight” Bringing Orient Flavour was held in Hangzhou Public Library. The uniforms for Hangzhou 2022 and their design sketches were displayed in that scene. On March 28, Wu Haiyan, the dean of the…

Exploring Hangzhou’s century-old history via intangible heritage

Jiukeng Tea “Jiukeng Tea” is the first agricultural product registered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs in Chun’an County. “Jiukeng Tea” is also the only town-level hometown of tea in the country that has two intangible heritages, Jiukeng…

Exhibition displays artefacts from both Hongshan and Liangzhu areas

Hongshan Culture, was active along the Liaohe River in today’s northeastern China. They both date back five millennia, and their rituals and artefacts share some similarities. An ongoing exhibition in the Wulin Pavilion of Zhejiang Museum currently displays artefacts from…

Exhibition on epigraphy genius of He Shaoji

Inscriptions on stone surfaces during the Tang (AD 618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties provided a wealth of knowledge to scholars in subsequent dynasties. The scholars invented rubbing methods to reproduce inscriptions on surfaces, turning three-dimensional inscriptions into two-dimensional marks on…

Masterpiece sculptures of Qingtian stone on display

Qingtian County in the middle of Zhejiang Province is home to the precious stones of the same name which feature glaze colors similar to jade and are masterfully shaped by artists. Qingtian-style sculptures are appreciated for their colorful hues, jade-like…

Georgian girl gets hand on Sweet and Sour Ribs recipe

Dear fans of Hangzhoufeel, our food program Hangzhou flavor is back! The short-video series to promote Hangzhou cuisine for the Asian Games has just finished the filming of Episode TWO at our old friend Hu Ge’s private restaurant. For this…

Mutawarira Takudzwa: What the rich history of China helps us

I’m a student of Zhejiang University of Science and Technology(ZUST). I’m from Zimbabwe. I have recently been very interested in the interactive country-based exhibition portraying the history of China, hosted by my university. The superlative exhibition included retrospective events which…