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China's young return to traditional roots

2018-08-07 14:57:35

Ancient classics provide lessons that are still relevant today

An artist and poet who draws inspiration from business

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Fu Yiqing's life has many facets. She runs a successful interior decoration business, and travels to scores of countries to learn about local handicraft skills. Her installation art works have drawn huge crowds and more than 90,000 saw her work at the capital's China World Center last month.

Poetry meet marks Mid-Autumn festival

2018-08-07 14:57:35

More than 30 poets from China and abroad, including Germany, France, Iran and the United States, gathered at Beijing’s China Millennium Monument on Sunday to celebrate the annual Mid-autumn festival and recite their works about the moon at the 7th Mid-autumn International Poetry Meeting.

Global Confucius Institutes Day celebrated in Benin

2018-08-07 14:57:35

The University of Abomey-calavi on Saturday afternoon hosted second annual Global Confucius Institutes Day aims to promote the Chinese language and culture.

Wang Anyi - a female writer of constant innovations

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Wang Anyi is one of contemporary China's most influential writers.

6 Symbols in Taiwan Literature

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"Don't ask me where I came from; don't ask me where I am going…" this is a song written by San Mao...

Chinese Poetry: the Birth of Literature

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Poetry is the earliest form of Chinese literature that originated from folk songs before the written Chinese language even existed.

Prose Romance

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Chinese fiction went through marked transformations in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Although the subject matter was still about spirits and social anecdotes.

Four-, Five- and Seven-Character Poetry

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Four-, five- and seven-character poetry are the most common forms of Chinese traditional poetries. Of the three forms, four-character poetry came to being at the earliest time.

Tales of two countries

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Dai Sijie is like a bridge. He connects the medium of literature with that of film; and at the same time he links up the world of China, where he was born and grew up, with that of France, where he attained fame, as both a novelist and a film director.

Earliest Chinese Writing Found

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New archaeological findings suggest that primitive inscriptions in China could date back about 5,000 years –1,400 years earlier than the writings found on oracle bones.

Taking risks in a firestorm

2018-08-07 14:57:35

Showbiz sensation star Andy Lau is well known for his acting and music career, but as Liu Wei discovers, he is also an ambitious film producer who is willing to take risks, physical and financial.

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The 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week opens at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok on Oct 25, 2020. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

On Oct 25, the opening ceremony of the 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week was held at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok. The event was hosted by the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and received strong support from the Chinese Embassy in Thailand and the Thai Ministry of Culture.

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't impede the enthusiasm for cultural exchange between China and Thailand. This film festival uses live broadcast to present the opening ceremony and host the "China-Thailand Film Exchange and Cooperation Online Seminar". During the film festival, audiences can use the online platform of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok to watch films online, which greatly increases the global reach of the festival.

Gu Hongxing, director of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and China Tourism Office in Bangkok, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Gu Hongxing, director of Bangkok's China Cultural Center and China Tourism Office, said film can not only introduce one's national culture, but also reflect unique social landscapes. Film has become an important part of cultural exchange between countries and enhance mutual understanding among people around the world.


Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, said since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand 45 years ago, the mutual trust between the two countries has continued to deepen, economic and trade cooperation has expanded, cultural exchanges have become closer, and all-around cooperation has achieved fruitful results. Both China and Thailand have a vast film market. As a traditional project of cultural exchanges between China and Thailand, the Bangkok Chinese Film Festival has laid a solid foundation for film cooperation between the two countries for 15 years and will add new drive to the promotion of cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Thailand.

Itthiphol Kunplome, Thailand's minister of culture, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Thailand's Minister of Culture Itthiphol Kunplome said in his speech the governments and people of Thailand and China have been in constant exchange. Cooperation in various fields has developed steadily, and the film festival is another important event to further promote cultural exchanges between the two countries. The people of the two countries can promote their understanding of the cultures of both sides through films, and promote friendly relations and cooperation in other perspectives.

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