The Chongyang Festival, or the Double Ninth Festival, which takes place on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month on the Chinese calendar, falls on Oct. 17 this year.
Fuzhou of Jiangxi province, the hometown of 17th century playwright Tang Xianzu, has staged a grand theater festival to commemorate the "Shakespeare of the East."
Chinese author Mai Jia appeared at Mai Jia's Night event in Frankfurt on Oct 9, the day when the world's first biggest book fair opened.
One of the best-selling singers from HK, 57-year-old Jacky Cheung will conclude his The Classic Tour in January with 15 performances at the Hong Kong Coliseum.
Three exhibitions at the National Art Museum show the evolution of the country and its artistic expression.
Indian actress, Rani Mykerji, recently toured China for the first time to promote her forthcoming film, Hichki.
Conductor Tan Lihua (right) leads the Beijing Symphony Orchestra to perform Peking Opera Symphony by Bao Yuankai in Beijing.
Ballet dancer Wu Husheng will take the role of a young revolutionary in "Bright Red Star."
More people are willing to spend their time at bookstores during the weekend.