Like a vine itself, our various social media outlets have allowed ChinaVine to extend and grow in many winding ways across the globe. ChinaVine member Nan Yang has been working diligently to build our presence among the Chinese social media networks, each week continuing to cultivate and expand upon our fan base in China. Recently, [...]
Chinese cuisine, calligraphy, mask changing performances, and tea ceremonies; these are just some characteristics of Chinese culture that have been captured by University of Central Florida student, Mary-Kate Murphy, during her first year working on the ChinaVine project. Mary-Kate, a ChinaVine contributor, is an interdisciplinary student at the University of Central Florida [...]
Mr. Her (Photo Credit – Laurie Hicks, University of Maine )
For those desiring to experience an international haven of experimental artistic creations, Song Zhuang is the village to explore. The second week of this summer’s ChinaVine Field School will take place in Song Zhuang, where students will have the opportunity to work and [...]
“How long till we get there?”
“Just one more hour,” was always the guide’s response.
But just one more hour on a bus traveling on bumpy roads through winding hills turned into six more hours, and when the ChinaVine team arrived at the Jiuzhou Village in Guizhou Province the team was late, [...]
ChinaVine member Nan Yang at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The most surprising thing for ChinaVine member Nan Yang was just how much she learned about her native China. A city girl, from the Chaoyang District of Beijing, Yang is currently leading ChinaVine’s efforts to create a presence on China’s three [...]
Changsha Folk Opera
A group of opera performers assembled in a small square in Changsha. The troupe entertains a gathering crowd of onlookers. The performers—mostly nonprofessional, but some from the China Conservatory of Music—are Beijing opera enthusiasts who enjoy bringing their skill, knowledge, and love for opera to the Chinese people. For those lucky [...]