Exiled Artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Ai Weiwei is one of China’s most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world’s … Read more on

This week

Chapter Two (II): The CCP’s Campaign Against Confucius

All dynasties in ancient China paid respects to Confucius. Slandering the “eternal teacher” was something only the Communist Party dared do.  Read more on

Shen Yun a ‘Once in a Lifetime Experience’

ESCONDIDO, Calif.—Noha Haviv was very impressed by Shen Yun Performing Arts’s comprehensive presentation of Chinese culture and civilization Read more on

‘Who died?’: UK’s Observer pairs recipes with funeral joss paper in ‘cursed’ Lunar New Year series

The UK’s Observer newspaper has paired Lunar New Year recipes with joss paper traditionally burned for the dead, sparking horror and bemusement among Asian readers. The Guardian’s Sunda… Read more on

Last week

Stretching With Yoga Blocks – Dancer Edition – Shen Yun Performing Arts

If you’re stuck at home looking to do some exercise, here are some of our favorite stretches–using yoga blocks. Read more on

How the Chinese Language Got Modernized

Faced with technological and political upheaval, reformers decided that Chinese would need to change in order to survive. Read more on

‘Unsilenced’ Tells a Story of Chinese Persecution–And International Compliance – Vision Times

In the latest work by award winning filmmaker Leon Lee, an enthralling story about Falun Gong — a spiritual practice that has been persecuted by the Chinese regime since 1999 — comes alive on the big screen in a masterful way. Read more on

Shen Yun: Preserving Culture and Tradition

I attended a performance of Shen Yun, a Chinese classical dance presentation, that is not only visually and artistically stunning, but also brings a deeper meaning and hope for a people who have faced tremendous persecution. Seeing this spectacular performance is a history lesson of ancient art that has been preserved through millennia. Read more on

Rare ‘fish scale’ armour discovered in a Chinese tomb 

The ancient leather armour with fish-like scales was discovered in the tomb of a horse rider at the Yanghai graveyard site near Turfan in China. Read more on

Understanding I Ching or ‘Book of Changes’ – Vision Times

The Book of Changes has been used for thousands of years to understand human and cosmic relationships. Understanding I Ching is important in grasping Eastern culture and spirituality. Read more on

This month

Unique Bronze Age Clan Cemetery Excavated in Anyang, China

After two years of excavations a 3,000-year-old clan cemetery containing the treasure-laden tombs of early social elites has been uncovered in central China. Located in Anyang, the northernmost city Read more on

Beauty is only skin deep in China ‘micro-procedure’ craze

by Vivian Lin Midday queues snake out to the street in an upmarket Shanghai neighbourhood, but it’s not lunch at the city’s hottest restaurant that people are lining up for — it&#… Read more on

Tomb cluster dating back 3,000 years to Shang Dynasty discovered in China

Officials from an archaeology institute found 24 tombs, horse and chariot pits Read more on

Wen Yan Wen – The Beauty of Classical Chinese – Shen Yun Performing Arts

Introducing the beauty and inner meaning of classical Chinese. Read more on

China Retains Global Box Office Crown With $7.3B in 2021, Down 26 Percent From 2019

Chinese studios bounced back with force in their home market, but revenue for imported Hollywood movies remained down by 70 percent compared to the year before the pandemic. Read more on