• Monks from Central China's Henan province have staged a special performance of Chinese martial arts to conclude Chinese New Year celebrations in Bangkok.
  • Chinese nianhua, or lunar New Year paintings, are often used as decorations during the Spring Festival. They are placed on doors or walls to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck to families in the new year.
  • A Chinese zodiac jewelry exhibition is underway at the China Culture Center in Paris, as a final event of the Chinese Culture Ministry’s Happy Chinese New Year project to celebrate the lunar New Year of Rooster.
  • The 2017 Happy Chinese New Year celebrations kicked off in Benin's political capital Porto-Novo on Sunday, featuring a grand parade and performances.
  • As a prelude to a series of celebratory events to welcome the upcoming lunar New Year, a special exhibition featuring Chinese paper-cut artworks is being staged in Valletta, the capital city and cultural hub of Malta.
  • The China Cultural Center in Benin has been recognized at the 8th Agogo International Dance Festival. Benin's tourism and culture minister Ange N'Koue presented the Special Contribution Award to the center at the festival's end on Tuesday, thanking the Chinese government for its contribution to the development of Benin's culture industry.
  • A digital library of China Cultural Center was launched Thursday in Beijing to provide better information service to readers abroad and to better promote Chinese culture.
  • A new China Cultural Center was inaugurated in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, on Dec 21, with China's Ambassador to Belarus Cui Qiming, Belarusian Cultural Minister Boris Svetlov and some 300 high-profile officials and guests from both countries attending the event.
  • A cultural art troupe from Southwest China's Yunnan province brought their unique culture to Laos through dazzling dancing, acrobatic and magic shows on Monday.
  • An exhibition showcasing representative works of Chinese painting opened at the China Cultural Center in Sydney on Dec 15, which will run until Jan 18, 2017.