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

Niko de La Faye is a French-born artist with a degree in Economics from the South-West of France. In 2003 Niko moved to San Francisco where he started exploring fine art initiatives. Niko has developed his art form across many ...

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Beijing Province Posted Jul 19, 2011 by Chinavine

Beijing Province, also known as Peking, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Recognized as a cultural, political and education center, Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympic Games. The city has a population of approximately 22,000,000 people. With 16 ...

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Shanghai Province Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Shanghai Province is located in northeast China, bordering the East China Sea and Hangzhou Bay. With its coastline, Shanghai has had an advantageous location as both a sea and river port. In the 16th century during the Ming Dynasty, Shanghai ...

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Guizhou Province Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Who are the Miao people? The Miao are one of fifty-five ethnic minority groups, or minzu, in the People’s Republic of China. The term “Miao” is somewhat controversial among scholars and Miao people alike, since the term “Miao” is itself ...

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Shandong Province Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Shandong Province, the home of Confucius and Mencius, contains 25 national cultural counties, three state-level cultural centers for rural children, 23 national-level townships of folk art, and 27 provincial-level townships of folk art. It is the 19th-largest province in China ...

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