Driven by the goal of reviving China's traditional culture, the government has been pouring resources into preservation efforts.
The China Huangshan Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition has opened in Shexian county in Anhui province.
During the Spring and Autumn Period some 2,500 years ago, people from Wu State applied embroidery to clothes.
Descendants of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius have digitized books delineating their family tree, which is believed to be the world's largest, to make it easier to revise.
When a villager stumbled upon some newly dug holes in the fields one day in August 2011, he did not expect his discovery to lead to a huge number of lost treasures.
During the brief reign of the Northern Qi Dynasty (AD 550-577), China's rulers carved elaborate cave temples into the mountains of what is now the limestone Xiangtangshan.
A review on UNESCO's global strategy for strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage was recently staged in Beijing.
Shi Liliang performs a Chinese martial art stunt by walking on a wall in Quanzhou, Fujian province, Nov 12, 2012.
Photos taken show the ceramic artist Ren Ruihua and his porcelain works at his studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi province.
Porcelain with red under glaze is distinctively different from other Chinese ceramic styles, with very flamboyant and intense colors.
Jun porcelain is famous for the amazing change of its color during the process of firing in kilns.
The State Administration of Cultural Heritage and Historic Scotland has announced a digital preservation project for the Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).