SPOTLIGHT

Putting young artists' achievements in the picture

People appreciate one piece of work at the "New Peak Project" Exhibition at Zhejiang Exhibition Hall. Featuring more than 400 pieces of work from 44 young artists, the exhibition will run through December 12.

Dec 8, 2017


Zhejiang agricultural expo pull in the crowds

The 2017 Zhejiang Agricultural Expo, which was most welcomed by housewives, has offered a great chance for people to stock up on food for the approaching Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on February 16 next year. This...

Dec 7, 2017


Enjoy some A-rated culture and scenery

HANGZHOU, a popular getaway from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai, recently updated its list of tourist attractions with one four-A and nine three-A destinations. The number of As awarded to an attraction indicates...

Dec 6, 2017


Mind over matter as new center offers free psychological respite to the general public

A family psychological experience center, with high-tech facilities and professional therapists, has opened to the public in Hangzhou. As the first one of its kind in China, it offers free mental healthcare, behavior...

Dec 5, 2017


A picture of the human condition through art

A solo exhibition at the Van Art Space gives artist Zhou Yaling yet another opportunity to showcase her undoubted precocious talent as she tries to develop private experiences into art. Zhou's paintings look quite...

Dec 4, 2017


Exhibition capturing a bygone era of postcard Britain

AN exhibition has opened at Light Gallery in Hangzhou, showcasing the very latest in Britain's documentary photography. Anna Fox, a professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, presents "Resort...

Dec 4, 2017


Hangzhou through the looking glass

A young woman appreciates a piece of sculptured glass art at the 2nd Hangzhou International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition, which runs through to December 15. At the Crafts Museum of China Academy of Art, the exhibition...

Dec 1, 2017


Banishing the blues with a taste of hometown nostalgia

AS a provincial capital city, Hangzhou gathers most of its delicacies from Zhejiang Province, ranging from seasonal fruits and handmade snacks to centuries-old wine and home cuisine. Hometown food often helps people...

Nov 30, 2017


Enjoy a festival of reeds at Xixi Wetland

THE Xixi Wetland Park, 6 kilometers from downtown Hangzhou, is one of the city's three "Xi treasures," along with West Lake (Xihu) and the Xiling Seal Engravers' Society. It is a rare urban wetland and the first...

Nov 29, 2017


Making a profit from China's cultural past

MORE than 300 college experts and practitioners exchanged opinions on the practices of cultural and creative industry across the Taiwan Strait in a recent forum held in Hangzhou. "Many people do not know that creative...

Nov 28, 2017