The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Cold Dew, the 17th solar term of the year, begins this year on Oct 8 and ends on Oct 23.
Japanese government tried to block China's application to UNESCO to list documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre and "comfort women" in the Memory of the World program.
A Chinese painting exhibition that highlights ancient Guizhou villages opened in Moscow's China Cultural Center on October 5.
Dancers from Spanish Aida Gomez dancing troupe perform Spanish flamenco dance drama "Carmen" in Beijing.