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[30 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Top 10 Traditional Chinese Arts that Foreigners Like Most | 6,763 views]
Top 10 Traditional Chinese Arts that Foreigners Like Most

During the 29th Olympic Games held in Beijing in summer 2008, Chinese government had also organized lots of exhibitions, trying to introduce more about China to athletes and tourists from all over the world. Among these exhibitions, traditional Chinese art had taken an important part.

Obviously, visitors were all astonished by the huge diversity and artistic delicacy of Chinese traditional art. They experienced a deep impression of oriental culture from them. So somebody summed up a list of top 10 Chinese traditional arts that foreigners like most.

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[11 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | 1,679 views]
Chinese Music Classics of 20th Century – IV/VI: Instrumental Solo

In previous sections, we have covered Songs, Choir and Operas. You probably had difficulty in enjoying them since they are all vocal music in Chinese language. Since today, the other sections are going to be mainly instrumental music. Hopefully it will be easier for you to enjoy them.

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[3 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | 2,368 views]
Top 10 Canyons in China w. Google Earth Links (I)

One of the most popular places of interest in the United States is Colorado Grand Canyon. Besides its unique landscape, it is also known as the longest (446km) canyon in the world until 1994. In 1994, a team of geologists confirmed that the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon on the Yarlung Zangbo River is the longest and deepest canyon in the world.

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[23 Nov 2009 | One Comment | 684 views]
Give Some ‘China’ Gifts This Holiday Season

Have you already planned out your gift list for this holiday season? Is your family planning for a trip to China next year and you want to know more about travelling in China? Do you have a junior one who is curious about the “Middle Kingdom”? Or you want to enrich yourself with some music cd / food cookbook of eastern style? Maybe you can try to give some “China” gifts this holiday season. Well, I mean, gifts which are about China, not just “Made in China” 🙂

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[17 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Chinese Music Classics of 20th Century – III/VI: Choir & Opera | 1,845 views]
Chinese Music Classics of 20th Century – III/VI: Choir & Opera

But the organizers made a fatal mistake to use the “classic” word. “Classic” has the meaning of artistic value. “Classics” are naturally formed. It is obvious that to generate “classics” by ballot would be impractical. Who votes? What criteria? In what way? there are endless questions. If we only selected “the most representative works of each era”, perhaps we can have a more objective identification criteria.