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Xiamen becomes seaside haven for artists, cultural industries

2017-07-06

Xiamen has attracted many young people due to its romantic cultural elements and friendly citizens.

Art studios spring up around Pingtan

2017-06-30

Four provincial literary and art associations have set up studios in Beigang village in Pingtan, Fujian province.

New direct flight from Xiamen to L.A. opens

2017-06-29

A Boeing 787-9 left Xiamen in Fujian province, East China, for Los Angeles, the United States, on Tuesday evening -- the first direct flight between the two cities.

Pingtan holds open water swimming race

2017-06-28

The 2017 Pingtan Open Water Swimming Tournament made a splash in Pingtan, Fujian province on June 22.

Poignant 'selfies' from a stranger

2017-06-24

Taking selfies may be considered a phenomenon of the new millennium, but a Chinese man named Ye Jinglyu (1881 to 1968) had actually been doing something similar since more than a century ago.

Opera with echoes of a distant past

2017-06-23

Gaojia opera has been active for almost 300 years in Fujian province in eastern China. Dating from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the national intangible cultural heritage is the most popular folk theater in the region. Many Gaojia opera performances can still be seen at weddings, funerals and some ceremonial occasions in the region.

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