Recently, intangible cultural heritage lessons, such as Yangliuqing new year painting, paper cutting and traditional drum performance were introduced into Puyu School in north China’s Tianjin Municipality. Elsewhere in China, culture education has also become an indispensable part of school education. Let’s take a look.
A girl learns to paint new year picture at Puyu School in north China's Tianjin Municipality, Jan. 3, 2018. Intangible cultural heritage lessons, such as Yangliuqing new year painting, paper cutting and traditional drum performance, were introduced into the school. (Xinhua/Liu Dongyue)
Let's block ads! (Why?)
A customer shows a first day cover with the newly issued zodiac stamp in Xicheng District of Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 5, 2018. China Post issued a set of special zodiac stamps for the Year of Dog with two different designs Friday. The Year of Dog, or Chinese traditional lunar New Year of this year, starts from Feb. 16. (Xinhua/Li He)
Recently, China issued a set of zodiac stamps to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog.
The theme for this round of zodiac stamps is "happy family," and the new stamps depict Chinese domestic dogs.
The year 2018 marks Chinese "Wu Xu Year," the Year of the Dog.
In fact, not only zodiac stamps, elements of Chinese New Year can be found in many forms of Chinese folk arts.
Zodiac stamps for Year of the Dog
China Post says the first stamp depicts a male dog with its chin up and its eyes straight ahead. Its two ears point upward, while its hind legs are forcefully thrust against the ground, ready to pounce on any intruders.
The second ..
The Communist Party’s emerging empire is more the result of force than a gravitational pull of Chinese ideas.
A military parade in Beijing in 2015.CreditJonah M. Kessel/The New York Times
Jan. 5, 2018I am the son of two empires, the United States and China. I was born in and raised around Washington in the Nixon-to-Reagan era, but my parents grew up in villages in southern China. My father was a member of the People’s Liberation Army in the 1950s, the first decade of Communist rule, before he soured on the revolution and left for Hong Kong.
So it was with excitement that I landed in Beijing in April 2008 to start an assignment with The New York Times that stretched to almost a decade. I had just spent nearly four years reporting on the bloody failure of the American imperial project in Iraq, and now I was in the metropole that was building a new world order.
China had entered a honeymoon phase with other nations. For years, anticipation had built for the 2008 Summ..
[unable to retrieve full-text content]
BBC China editor Carrie Gracie praised for resigning over 'secretive and illegal' pay inequality Telegraph.co.ukTop BBC journalist quits after accusing corporation of 'secretive and illegal pay culture' The Independent#IStandWithCarrie: Dozens of BBC women break their silence to support senior editor Carrie Gracie as she quits over ... Daily MailFull coverage
located in the southeastern part of guizhou province, the shui cultural center is a gateway to sandu county, the land of the shui. this community is one of the ethnic minority groups in china, most of whom live in guizhou — where west-line studio works exclusively — which is why the office pays special attention to researching minority cultures and traditions in order to bring some of their particular elements into the design.
aerial view of the shui cultural center in sandu county
despite being few in number, the shui people have still retained their own language, together with their unique system of pictographs. they have around 400 characters used mostly during ceremonies and sacrifices. the iconic shape of chinese based west-line studio‘s cultural center pays homage to the shui language, following the shape of the character for ‘mountain’. the facade pattern is also inspired by their traditional characters, starting again from the basic triangular shape of the mountain, which is r..
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 2, 2018, a promotional video clip shot by Futurepath Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. was displayed on the giant screens overlooking New York's Times Square. The promotion did not talk about technologies to market the company's products but rather what constitutes the core culture of the Chinese nation, "Humility as the Core", attracted the attention of both Chinese and foreign viewers.
In the video, Futurepath Technology chairman Xiao Jun vividly describes the Qian Hexagram (or Hexagram of Humility) as depicted in the Book of Changes and the Taoist notion of the highest goodness is like water, as a vehicle for explaining to the world the principle that is at the core of all Chinese culture. "Humility as the Core" facilitates harmonious coexistence of all ethnic groups around the world.
Benefiting from his in-depth study of modern management ideas and China's traditional cultures, Mr. Xiao assembled a collection of bes..
[unable to retrieve full-text content]
China university bans Christmas to resist 'corrosion' of Western culture Telegraph.co.ukChristmas Banned on China Campus Over Communist Fears of 'Corrosive' Western Culture NewsweekChinese university bans Christmas celebrations The Weekend LeaderFull coverage
China's Palace Museum, which is housed in the imperial Forbidden City, received nearly 16.7 million visitors in 2017.
The figure marks a 4.3-percent increase compared to the previous year and is the highest recorded since the Beijing museum was opened to the public in 1925, Xinhua reports.
Frequently named as the most visited art museum in the country, the Palace Museum has seen an average of 15 million visitors annually since 2012, with the number breaking the 16 million barrier in 2016.
In order to display more of its cultural relics, the museum "will open an extra 51,000 m2 of floor space dedicated to ancient architecture by 2020, bringing the museum's total open area to 85 percent," said Shan Jixiang, the museum's director, adding that its security and monitoring system will also be upgraded to improve all-round monitoring of the world heritage site.
Shan, who became the head of the museum in 2012, accidentally made himself an online celebrity in 2017 thanks to hi..
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.