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Ming stone horses discovered in Datong

2013-11-08

Two large stone horses that researchers unearthed in the Nanjiao district of the city of Datong, Shanxi province, several days ago, will be housed in the local museum's warehouse and will go on display in a proper setting later on.

Special Pingyao documentary on its way

2013-10-30

The China's Travel Channel is set to begin shooting a half-hour documentary in the old town of Pingyao, Shanxi province.

Shanxi repairing Yuan Dynasty living sites

2013-10-29

The village of Shangzhuang, in Shanxi province, has been doing repair work on three seriously damaged sets of housing dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) for more than two months now, spending 2 million yuan ($328,600) on a project sponsored by the Cultural Relics Department.

A return to the grand old glaze

2013-10-24

The ancient town of Pingyao has embarked on a quest to resurrect the lost art of handmade lacquerware.

China repair work on Yingxian county's Wooden Pagoda

2013-10-15

China came up with a repair plan, recently to restore Shanxi provinces' Wooden Pagoda, in Yingxian county, after 24 years of waiting and a deteriorating situation.

Ancient pagoda closed to public over leaning

2013-10-11

China's tallest ancient brick pagoda, Wenfeng, in the northern Shanxi Province, has been closed to the public as it has begun to lean dangerously, the local cultural relics bureau said on Thursday.

Mianshan Mountain tourism hits a record high for this year's Golden Week

2013-10-09

The number of tourists visiting scenic parts of Mianshan Mountain, in Shanxi province, reached a new height, this year, on the fourth day of Golden Week.

Int'l Sculpture Biennial promises a big display in Datong

2013-09-30

The 2013 China Datong International Sculpture Biennial, and the selection of winners of the Zengzhushao Sculpture Fellowship, got off to a great start Sept 28, at Heyang Gallery, in the city of Datong, Shanxi province.

Int'l sculpture Biennial opens in Datong

2013-09-29

People visit the 2013 China Datong International sculpture Biennial in Datong, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 28, 2013.

Pingyao International Photography Festival closes on a high note

2013-09-26

The 2013 Pingyao International Photography Festival came to a successful conclusion, on Sept 25.

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