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Aside from earning a reputation as a culturally diverse city, Yiwu is also known as the source of a variety of products.
Yiwu’s Foreign Residents an Important Part of the City

The eastern city of Yiwu has made a name for itself in the national sphere as one of the China’s most multicultural cities. In Yiwu, visitors will find people of different cultures and ethnicities, thriving and coexisting peacefully, The Guardian reported.

Located in Derge in the Kham region, the printing lamasery dates back to the early 16th century and continues to attract throngs of pilgrims to its hallowed halls.
Buddhist Texts Kept Alive by Printing Lamasery

One of the most important Buddhist institutions in the world of Tibetan Buddhists, the Parkhang printing lamasery uses ancient ways to preserve the Tibetan language and various Buddhist texts, the New York Times reported.

Fans and practitioners fear that other countries might push for their own variations of the martial art.
Fans Clamor for Chinese Taiji to Be Recognized by UNESCO

Fans of Chinese Taiji are wondering when the martial art will be recognized and included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, the Straits Times reported.

For the people who have seen them perform, Suiyuan Old Boys show that life doesn’t end once you go into retirement, and old age is not a hindrance to having fun.
Senior Citizens in Hangzhou Come Out of Retirement to Perform

Old age is not an issue for the vocal group Suiyuan Old Boys, one of the rising groups in Hangzhou, known for their lively covers of hit songs, according to an article by China Daily.

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Wang, who already performed at Carnegie Hall as a chamber musician, earned her master’s degree in violin at the prestigious Yale School of Music in 2016.
Chinese Violinist Wang Jiazhi to Play at Carnegie Hall

Wang Jiazhi, a 26-year-old Chinese violinist, is scheduled to perform at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on March 28, according to an article by China Daily.

Many students in China are foreign students who are referred to as third culture kids.
China’s Third Culture Kids Bear Struggles in Millennium Age

In a global age where people are citizens of the world, children who are born in a different country than their parents' place of origin are called third culture kids.

The historic Taiyuan County was first built in 1375.
600-Year-Old Historic County Being Revived Begins to Take Shape

Ancient Taiyuan County, which dates back to Ming Dynasty (A.D. 1368-1644), begins to take shape with efforts to restore relics to what they were like around 600 years ago.

A new crop of Chinese artists are making a name for themselves in the national arts and culture scene.
Young Chinese Artists Follow Art Masters’ Footsteps But with a Twist

A new crop of Chinese artists are making a name for themselves in the national arts and culture scene despite their storied background--they are the children and grandchildren of traditional Chinese art masters.

The National Opera and Dance Drama Theater regularly performs productions set in different parts of Chinese history.
Chinese Culture Promoted Abroad Through Theater Productions

One of the most important theater companies in China, the National Opera and Dance Drama Theater has been performing classic operas and dance dramas in the country for over 60 years.

Chinese works of art for sale at Christie's include Laongquan Celadon made during the Ming Dynasty.
Christie’s Sale to Include 3,000-Year-Old Chinese Works of Art

Chinese works of art are on sale at Christie’s, which will feature 31 pieces of bronze sculptures, celadon jade and paintings.

A statue of Confucius is seen with high-rise buildings in the background on Sept. 28, 2006 in Changchun, Jilin Province, China.
China to Publish Confucian Book for Belt and Road Countries

A Chinese publisher is set to release the Analects of Confucius, a collection of ideas and sayings from the renowned Chinese philosopher, in five languages for countries under the Belt and Road initiative this year.

Expats admire Mao Zedong for his work and legacy.
Mao Zedong Admirer Reveals Life as an American Communist in Beijing

Dylan Walker talks about his admiration for Mao Zedong and living the expat life in China.

Performers belonging to the Golden Dragon Acrobats feature a variety of acrobatic skills that represent various traditions in Chinese culture that include folk dances, contortionism, and juggling, among many others.
Golden Dragon Acrobats Presents Traditional Chinese Culture to Modern-Day Youth

Traditional Chinese culture may no longer be as popular as they used to be among Chinese people these days, but it nonetheless forms a great deal of Angela and Danny Chang’s continuing passion project, the Golden Dragon Acrobats.

Shanghai is home to more than 150
International Women’s Day in China: Chinese ‘Comfort Women’ History Compromised in Favor of Japan-China Relations

This week, China celebrated International Women’s Day with the rest of the world, although it remains divided over one of the most devastating episodes on Chinese women’s dignity. Japan’s acts of sexual slavery within Chinese territory during World War 2 continues to be a source of controversy.

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