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Chinese culture experts insights: Exploring Chinese culture through experts’ perspectives

“The China Experts Roundups” is a regular series that delves into the multifaceted aspects of Chinese culture. The series covers a diverse range of topics, including the Chinese economy, lifestyle, design, architecture, contemporary arts, cinema, technology, history, and language. In each edition, experts are invited to share their perspectives and knowledge by answering thought-provoking questions. Their insights are then compiled and published on China-underground, providing readers with a comprehensive and insightful look into various facets of Chinese culture.

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Interview: Raymond Choy, founder of Toy2R

Hong Kong Toy Design Raymond Choy is the founder and President of Toy2R. He spent 10 years working for a US footwear company. From this … Read more

Duo Duo poet
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Exclusive interview with Chinese poet Duo Duo (多多, 1951 – ), a prominent exponent of the Chinese Misty Poets (朦胧诗). HAIKOU, 2004/10/11By Fabio Grasselli “Writing … Read more

A conversation with Jia Zhangke
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A Conversation with Jia Zhangke

In 2001 in Beijing we interviewed a young Jia Zhangke.

In late 90s and early 00s most of the sixth generation of Chinese directors movies were forbidden in China. He is generally regarded as a leading figure of the “Sixth Generation” movement of Chinese cinema.

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Beijing UFO Research Organization: Interview with Zhou Xiaoqiang

China has its official UFO Research Organization investigating UFO activities in the country. In 2009 we interviewed Zhou Xiaoqiang, Secretary of Beijing UFO Research Organization. … Read more