Introduction to Four Ancient Beauties of Ancient China

Introduction to Four Ancient Beauties of Ancient China

These are the Four Beauties of ancient China (四大美女-Sì Dà Měi Nŭ). And they are historical figures whose lives have been embellished in Chinese literature. Here’s an introduction as well as a summary of the four beauties: Xi Shi (西施) Xi Shi (西施) was born in Zhuluo Village, of Zhuji (now Zhuji City, Zhejiang Province), the…

Begger's Chicken

Begger's Chicken

Legend has it that this renown dish was invented by a homeless beggar who stole a chicken from someone’s farm. The starving beggar was hotly pursued by its owner. In his haste, he buried the chicken in the mud near a riverbank to hide it from the owner. Later that night, he returned and retrieved…

At The Red Carpet

At The Red Carpet

The 13th Chinese Huabiao Film Awards was held in Beijing in 29 August 2009. The Huabiao Awards, which means the “Cloud Pillar Awards”, is China’s only government film awards ceremony. What’s an award ceremony without showcasing what are some of the latest fashion that the Chinese celebrities are wearing? Photos and content from Red Carpet…