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Chinese Toasting – Introduction Posted Oct 19, 2013 by Chinavine

Chinese Toasting In China, it is usually the host who sits at the head of the round table facing the door. This is the most important position. He or she announces that the dinner begins. The person sitting to the ...

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The Opium Wars – Introduction Posted Oct 10, 2013 by Daniel Fandino

The Opium Wars were two conflicts fought between China and Western powers in the 1800s. Caused as much by incompatible world views, pride and misunderstandings on both sides as it was by opium and European demands on an increasing troubled ...

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The Terracotta Army – Introduction Posted Oct 10, 2013 by Daniel Fandino

The Terracotta Army stands alongside the Great Wall and the Forbidden City as iconic symbols of China. Discovered in the 1970s near the modern day city of Xi’an in western China, the army is comprised of an estimated 8000 human ...

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Inner Mongolia Posted Jul 24, 2013 by Chinavine

Genghis Kahn (1206-1227; known as Chinggis Khan in China) was the emperor of what would become the largest empire in history not long after he died. He accomplished this by uniting nomadic tribes in the northeast, and overtaking much of ...

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AAD 252 — Assignment 3B — Insole Embroidery vs. Westernization Posted Jul 11, 2013 by Boya

As the discussed reasons that makes the connection between the comfort level and the price of the pair of shoes. It is safe to say that the almost every aspect of art design related to a pair of shoes has ...

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Xige Xia – Cultural Noodles (Project 1) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

Name: Cultural noodles (Project 1) Material: Mixed material/ installation Both the Chinese food, such as noodles, and the Chinese culture nourished me as I grew up and they make me who I am today. After a few years’ immersion in ...

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那达慕 (Traditional Mongolian Festival) – Introduction Posted Jun 11, 2013 by Chinavine

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Nadam: A Traditional Mongolian Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 11, 2013 by Chinavine

Nadam is a traditional Mongolian activity. “Nadam” in Mongolian means “entertainment”, “game”, or “fun”. In early times, Nadam was dedicated to God of heaven and ancestors to plead for blessing, meanwhile, Mongols enjoyed themselves. “Three manly skills”, horse racing, wrestling ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 3: Hu Guo Ci Temple Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted Jun 2, 2013 by Chinavine

The last day of the Rao San Ling festival takes place at Hu Guo Ci temple in Ma Jiuyi village. The temple is over 100 years old, and its purpose is to commemorate the Princess Jingu. During the Cultural Revolution, ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 2: Men’s Community Orchestra Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted Jun 1, 2013 by Chinavine

On May 14, 2012, the Men’s Community Orchestra in Dali, Yunnan, P.R. China allowed the ChinaVine team to document a special performance coinciding with the Rao San Ling festival. The performance took place at the San Sheng Gong temple. Following ...

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