Zhejiang Province presents digital New Year customs overseas

Since February 4, the Stockholm Chinese Cultural Center has been launching the 2021 “Happy Chinese New Year” series of online activities. What makes Zhejiang people particularly excited is that in the online classroom “Talking about New Year Customs, Appreciating Crafts…

Tonglu combins new and traditional ways to send CNY wishes

What is your way of celebrating the Spring Festival? Residents in Hangzhou’s Tonglu County have stuck to both tradition and embraced technology. The couplets wrote by calligraphers brought a jubilant atmosphere to everyone’s home. Meanwhile, residents were busy sending their…

Explore beauty of nature in water-colour paintings at Cai Dong’s exhibition

Get up close to art and nature this weekend. At the Gallery of Chinese Painting on Beishan Road, there is a new exhibition featuring the beauty of nature in water-colour paintings by artist Cai Dong. The theme of the exhibition…

Painting biennial in Hangzhou recreates elegant gatherings

Yaji, or “elegant gatherings” organized and attended by creative individuals, were popular centuries ago in China. At thes events, literary figures painted, wrote, chanted, feasted and enjoyed a variety of entertainment performances as they shared views on a wide range…

Lingyin Temple begins to cook traditional Laba porridge

Hangzhou’s Lingyin Temple starts to cook this year’s Laba porridge today. The Laba (Chinese: 腊八) Festival is celebrated on the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month. This year’s Laba day falls on Jan 20. As all the Spring Festival…

Zhejiang Art Museum calls for digital artworks

Digital technology has made art more accessible. With a tablet, you can draw whenever and wherever inspiration strikes, using any tools available. Zhejiang Art Museum is calling for more conceptually driven artworks made on tablets. They will be displayed on…

24 museums in Zhejiang receive national grading

The Chinese Museum Association recently announced the fourth batch of China’s first-, second-, and third-grade museums. A total of 24 museums on the new list are based in East China’s Zhejiang province. Of the 74 national first-grade museums on the…