Chinese Arts, Music and Performing Art

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* Traditinoal Chinese Architecture
  This is an article from Wikipedia.
* Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a form of art as well as a physical and mental exercise, the practice of which is believed to have a healing effect. As a matter of fact, quite a few calligraphers enjoyed longevity.

* Chinese Painting
  It is to be noted that classical Chinese paintings consist of the image itself and calligraphy in the form of a poem descibing it. It won't be complete with a seal, another form of the Chinese art. A commercial site that features a Chinese female artist whose works of art are fabulous.
The Art of Chinese Papercut Chinese Traditional Folk Arts and Crafts

A site that introduces some of the major Chinese traditional arts and crafts such as embroidery, cloisonne, jade, painting and laquerware.

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The Art of Chinese PapercutQuyi
The Art of Chinese Papercut Chinese Papercutting
  This is an introduction to Chinese paper cutting available from Wikipedia
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Chinese Music Music of China
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Performing Arts
* Chinese Movie Database
  It's a Chinese language movies and TV programmes database. This site has three versions, in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and English, covering production, cast and crew, awards and biographies, reviews, books and more.
* Chinese Teleplays
  A sketchy article from Wikipedia. Read this "Television in the People's Republic of China" article for more information.
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