Terracotta Daughters in New York

When the first emperor of China, Qin Shihuang passed away, an army of 8,000 men, including warriors, horses and weaponry were buried alongside his tomb in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province–hypothetically protecting the emperor in the afterlife. The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and its famous Terracotta Warriors have long impressed and inspired artists worldwide.
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Terracotta Daughters in New York

When the first emperor of China, Qin Shihuang passed away, an army of 8,000 men, including warriors, horses and weaponry were buried alongside his tomb in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province–hypothetically protecting the emperor in the afterlife. The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and its famous Terracotta Warriors have long impressed and inspired artists worldwide.

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Master Abstract Artist Debuts at PIFO
Nestled in the industrial-hipster streets of the 798 Art Zone, a black and white bamboo forest sprouts in the PIFO New Art Gallery. Two years in the making, PIFO is proud to showcase the legendary Tan Ping’s most recent work. In a collection called “彳亍” (chìchù, walk slowly), Tan brings us into an emotional but stark world of charcoal sketches.
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Master Abstract Artist Debuts at PIFO

Nestled in the industrial-hipster streets of the 798 Art Zone, a black and white bamboo forest sprouts in the PIFO New Art Gallery. Two years in the making, PIFO is proud to showcase the legendary Tan Ping’s most recent work. In a collection called “彳亍” (chìchù, walk slowly), Tan brings us into an emotional but stark world of charcoal sketches.

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Memories Of National Day

What does “the National Day” mean to you? The Golden Week holiday? Tourist resorts thronged by great crowds? It’s a great time for long distance trip for sure–ticket sales hit A record this year, with a whopping 9.69 million tickets sold. It is a great time forforeigners to be in China and experience Chinese culture and patriotism you have never seen before.

And yet travelling was not really a significant part of  Golden Week until 1999. Prior to that year, the National Day was simply a time to remember and celebrate the founding of the People’s Republic of China with colleagues in your danwei (单位, working units).

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Latest Peter Chan Movie Looks at Child Kidnapping
Hong Kong director Peter Chan Ho-sun’s latest movie, Dear Children  was released across China on Sep 26. This movie became an instant box office hit and has grossed more than six million RMB in three days. It received high praise among audience, where ratings on both Douban Movie and Mtime.com exceeded 8 out of 10. Starring Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, and Tong Dawei, this movie probes the social problem of child kidnapping that has long plagued China.
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Latest Peter Chan Movie Looks at Child Kidnapping

Hong Kong director Peter Chan Ho-sun’s latest movie, Dear Children  was released across China on Sep 26. This movie became an instant box office hit and has grossed more than six million RMB in three days. It received high praise among audience, where ratings on both Douban Movie and Mtime.com exceeded 8 out of 10. Starring Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, and Tong Dawei, this movie probes the social problem of child kidnapping that has long plagued China.

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China To Have Wifi on Aircraft by 2016
Long flights on airplanes are not so much scary as boring; you are not allowed to use your phone, or have the internet, or practically anything that helps us youngsters kill time. But with China’s help this all might change. Chinese airline travelers may be permitted to use mobile phones with in-flight Wi-Fi in 2016, as long as they are in flight mode, China News reports.
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China To Have Wifi on Aircraft by 2016

Long flights on airplanes are not so much scary as boring; you are not allowed to use your phone, or have the internet, or practically anything that helps us youngsters kill time. But with China’s help this all might change. Chinese airline travelers may be permitted to use mobile phones with in-flight Wi-Fi in 2016, as long as they are in flight mode, China News reports.

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Experiencing Cultural Festivals in Chinese Universities

Cultural festivals for international students are held in universities all over the world, and those held in China are considered amongst the best. Difficult as it is for foreigners to study in Chinese universities, it’s always interesting, amusing, and throws up a whole host of bizarre challenges. Universities in China try to get as many foreigners in their school as possible, as the school gets more cachet in the eyes of Chinese government this way, as well as many other benefits. So the universities try all manner of things to make students feel appreciated, and one way of doing this is giving the students a chance to represent their own countries and show some national pride.

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