“Making a puppet come alive is what makes a true puppeteer,” said Lu Baogang, director of the Beijing Shadow Show Troupe.
Tu’er Ye, or the Rabbit God, is a symbol of old Beijing. Figurines depicting the Rabbit God are usually sold during the Mid-autumn Festival in Beijing. The figurines are said to bring good luck, good health, and safety. We have invited a fifth generation clay Rabbit God sculptor to tell us more about the history and story of the Rabbit God.
Now that August has arrived and summer is in full swing, the heat waves are driving us to seek an escape from the heat and the hustle and bustle of city life. Have you planned your summer escape yet?
On August 15, the Morin Dawa Daur Bannner held a celebration for the 60th anniversary of its establishment in Hulun Buir, Inner Monogolia, China.
On August 12, the Evenk Autonomous Banner held celebrations for its 60th anniversary of establishment by hosting a Nadam Fair in Hulun Buir, Inner Mongolia, China.
An embroidery workshop in an impoverished county in Inner Mongolia not only promotes Mongolian culture, but also helps local women out of poverty.
The National Museum of China now has a wide range of canine-inspired artifacts on display to celebrate the Year of the Dog.
A super hospital in Bo’ao Lecheng, China’s first pilot zone for global medical tourism on Hainan Province, is scheduled to open in April this year. As one of the most significant constructions of the pilot zone, it will put Hainan on the map as a global medical tourism hotspot.
Christmas is in the air. We know Christmas is similar to Chinese lunar New Year’s Eve. This western religious festival is fast gaining popularity in China, especially in big cities like Beijing. Here are some places we recommend to celebrate around the city.
There is a small coastal fishing village, called Xunpu village, in Quanzhou. The women in the village have their own unique traditions that are closely related to the sea.