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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Preparations Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted May 28, 2013 by Chinavine

Preparations for the Rao San Ling festival occur early in the morning and throughout the day prior to the festival’s official beginning. It is uncommon to find many men within the Temple’s walls on this day for preparations. Many of ...

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Rao San Ling – Introduction Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted May 28, 2013 by Chinavine

The Rao San Ling festival is celebrated by the Bai community annually near Dali in the Yunnan Province of the People’s Republic of China. Dali is a city located in between towering Cangshan Mountains and the scenic Erhai Lake. The ...

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Zhejiang Province Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Chinavine

The word Zhejiang means zigzagging river and was the old name of the Qiantang River,which passes through Hangzhou, the provincial capital. The name of the province is often abbreviated to its first character, “浙”. Zhejiang borders Jiangsu province and Shanghai ...

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Chinese New Year 2013 – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 10, 2013 by Chinavine

Chinese New Year is considered one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. The festivities last for fifteen days between the first date of the lunar calendar and the ...

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Professor Chen Qinjian – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted Jan 26, 2013 by Chinavine

In the follow interview, Professor Chen Qinjian of East China Normal University in Shanghai states, “I have two main contributions to help understand and appreciate China’s cultural heritage. First is the exploration and research on the origin of Chinese culture. ...

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Streets of Jinan – Introduction Jinan City, Shandong Province Posted Jan 23, 2013 by Chinavine

Experience life in a traditional hutong neighborhood in Jinan City. Jinan is in the Shandong Province in the People’s Republic of China. This film was created by ChinaVine research partners at the Shandong University of Art & Design. The film ...

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AAD 252 Insole Embroidery Posted Nov 19, 2012 by Chadb

Insole Embroidery has a long history in China and can be dated back as long as 2000 years ago. It was a very popular thing to do to serve as a tribute to the royal family or other aristocrats. Women ...

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Featured Expat Artist: Niko de la Faye – Interview Posted Oct 31, 2012 by CrystalRuth

1. Why and how did you choose to move your creative practice to China? I participated in the Shanghai eArts Festival in 2008 with the digital art collective Visual System. That was also my first visit to China. During our ...

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ChinaVine Team – Chinavine Team Gallery Posted Oct 23, 2012 by Chinavine

The Chinavine team has traveled to China many times over the years and each trip has been a unique experience. Below is a sample of the many happy moments our team members have shared:

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Featured Expat Artist: Crystal Ruth Bell – Introduction Posted Oct 19, 2012 by CrystalRuth

Crystal Ruth Bell is a curator, artist, designer, and arts administrator who graduated in Florida with a Bachelor’s in Fine Art. From 2009 – 2011 she served as the program director of Red Gate Gallery’s artist in residency program in ...

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