Magazine # 22

woodblock printing

As one of the four great inventions in China, woodblock printing is the earliest printing in the world. It has long been a disputable issue when it comes the time when it was invented. Most experts argued that it could ...
Alistair Michie

An Interview with Alistair Michie, Honorary Secretary of 48 Group Club, UK. Alistair Michie has been committed to promoting deeper communication and cooperation between UK and China for almost twenty years.
Chinese Bridge

“Chinese Bridge” —Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students—, is more than only a competition; it is a platform for youngsters worldwide who love Chinese language and culture to communicate with and learn from each other.

Wudang Mountain is said to be the place where the Zhenwu Grand Emperor prac­ticed Taoism and became an immortal, and is revered as the “No. 1 celestial moun­tain in the world with un­matched sceneries”. Over the past centuries, the mountain ...
Monkey King

Ishiyama Yuta has become the one and only foreign professional actor in Peking opera circle in China and his most frequent role is monkey king. He has not only put on performance across China, but also worked to promote performance ...
Tai Chi Chuan

Different from previous types of boxing, Tai Chi Chuan is featured by soft movements which appear gentle and weak, but is actually strong. During tournament, Tai Chi Chuan practitioners don’t confront the tough with toughness; rather they take advantage of ...

Let’s draw a facial makeup of the Monkey King Sun Wukong. Facial makeup is a unique formative art of Chinese operas. Facial makeup showcases the role and personality of the performer.

Chinese Class 19. Improve every week your Chinese skills with two pages of tests, quizzes and crosswords. Download the exercises and their solutions in PDF and print and solve them at your own pace.

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