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Asking For Directions (Part 1)

 

Asking For Directions (Part 1)

Learn how to Ask for Directions in Mandarin (part 1). qǐng wèn ... zài nǎr? May I know where ... is? Learn Mandarin Conversations and Chinese language breakdown.

Erhu

 

Erhu

Erhu is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument and sometimes known in the west as the “Chinese violin” or “Chinese two-string fiddle”. It is a very expressive instrument and often used as a drama accompanied instrument in small ensembles and large Chinese folk orchestra.

The Custom of Dragon Boat Festival

 

The Custom of Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival is also known as Duanwu Festival, Calamus Festival and Chongwu Festival. The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar of China, that’s why it is also known as Double Fifth Festival. The festival usually falls in June of the western calendar. There are plenty of folk activities on this day and the focus of the celebrations includes eating the rice dumpling-zongzi, drinking realgar wine, and racing dragon boats.

Shanghai Attractions: Tourist & Entertainment Spots

 

Shanghai Attractions: Tourist & Entertainment Spots

In this last part of our Shanghai Attractions series, we will show you more fun with the most popular tourist spots, entertainment attractions and amusement parks in Shanghai!

Vera Wang – Renowned Chinese-American Wedding Dress Designer

 

Vera Wang – Renowned Chinese-American Wedding Dress Designer

Vera Wang, an American fashion designer based in New York is renowned for her Wedding Dresses Collection. By balancing modern designs with traditional elegance, Vera Wang has acquired a large following, particularly in Hollywood. Ventured beyond Vera has expanded her brand name through her fragrance, jewelry, eyewear, shoes and house ware collections.


 

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