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New festivals celebrate West Lake, Liangzhu; Wu Huixin; Shine

Hangzhou government has designated June 24 and July 6 as days to honor the city’s premier historic…

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Year-Ender: Top 10 Cultural Events from 2019; Ling Xiao; Women of China

The year 2019 is coming to an end, and the past 12 months witnessed several major cultural events that impressed us.

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2019’s Top 10 Nation News Stories; Beijing Review

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Yuhang’s charms call out to winter travelers; Wu Huixin; Shine

From classical tea culture, to food festivals and ancient ruins, Yuhang District in Hangzhou is fill…

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The mysterious ancient figure challenging China’s history; Alastair Sooke; BBC

A spectacular jade carving may hold the clue to an early society that predates what many historians believed to be China’s oldest, writes Alastair Sooke.

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China Adds Records of New UNESCO Heritage Site Into Textbooks; Xinhua

The ancient civilization of Liangzhu, China’s latest cultural site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, has had its history recorded in middle school textbooks, which will be used in the new school year that started on Monday. The archaeological discoveries of Liangzhu, including its unique water conservancy system and jade…

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The magic of finding an ancient civilization in your backyard; Jocelyn Elkenburg; China Daily

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4,300-yr-old jade disk discovered in E China; Xinhua

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Ancient splendor at heritage site revealed; Wu Huixin; Shine.cn

The archeological ruins of Liangzhu city, newly inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is better…

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How Liangzhu ruins are reshaping understanding of ancient China; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

The ancient site indicates an established Chinese civilisation 5,000 years ago.

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Presenting History; Sherry Qin; BJ Review

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China Now Has the Most UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Tristan Zhang; That’s Mag

The World Heritage List is enriched by an ancient archeological site and migratory bird sanctuaries in the Middle Kingdom.

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Jade and Prosecco see China and Italy tie for most world heritage sites; ABC News

China’s most recent addition to the list is a 5,000-year-old city in the Yangtze River Basin, while Prosecco wine-making hills were given the nod in Italy.

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