As precious historical images, portrait paintings record the countenance and likeness of historical figures for future generations, and the costumes and furnishings presented in the paintings vividly reproduce various cultural systems as well as people’s living conditions and spiritual lives at that time, playing an essential role in the study of politics, economy, culture and social history.
Traditional Chinese folk art has a long history. It has borne witness to the survival and development of the Chinese nation on this land for thousands of years, and serves as a spiritual connection between tradition and contemporary times.
Produced by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, the short video series Beijing·Essence is issued on Visit Beijing, the official overseas social media account of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism.
The nine principals of the Beijing National Orchestra (BNO), led by its permanent conductor Zhang Ming, made their collective debut at the Beijing Concert Hall on the evening of 19 March, kicking off the BNOu0027s 2022 season with a concert entitled u0022The Power of the Middleu0022.
On 25 January 2022, the opening ceremony for the exhibition u0022The Sounds of a Prosperous Age: Timepieces in the Collections of the Forbidden City and the Mountain Resortu0022 was held at the Studio of Esteemed Excellence (Jingshen zhai) of the Palace of Established Happiness (Jianfu gong) in the Forbidden City.
The 15th day of the first month of the lunar calendar is the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival. However, there are various origins of the Lantern Festival.
Literally meaning u0022dragon raises headu0022, the day of Longtaitou, the second day of the second lunar month, falls on Friday this year.
Olympic Dream in Prosperous China
Olympic Park - Olympic Tower - Olympic Forest Park - National Speed Skating Hall of u0022Ice Ribbonu0022
Bell and Drum Towers
Beijing iconic building with a history as long as the Forbidden City
Three Temples and One Tower
The only architectural complex integrating three religions in China.