Beijing (北京), also known as Peking, is a metropolis in northern China, and the capital of the People’s Republic of China.
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Over the last two decades, new ink painting has been the integral part of Chinese contemporary art movement/scene, and with the development of societal/economical climate … Read more
Found films in China – What happens if some old films are found in the debris of a city? In this period Kunming, the capital … Read more
Dogs freed in China On April 15 a truck carrying 520 dogs to a slaughterhouse, was stopped by the coordinated action of a Beijing animals … Read more
Pictures of the boxer rebellion: in the late Qing Dynasty (1899-1902), China was plagued by a xenophobic conflict that bloodied the country for three years. … Read more
The National Museum, one of the main building on Tian’anmen square has re-opened its doors after 4 years of renovation. Its total floor space is … Read more
Chinese bath culture – The old culture of public bathhouse and saunas is threatened by modernization. One of the oldest saunas in Beijing, 双兴堂, “Shuangxing … Read more
Daihai Fei is from Hunan and is a new university graduate. With spending only 6400 Yuan (650Euro) and a lot of creativity, he managed to … Read more
On October 15th was opening of the first China (International) Tattoo Arts Festival in Beijing 798 Art District. The purpose of thie Tattoo Arts Festival … Read more
30 years of Bikes in China – Once China was renowned as “The Kingdom of bikes”. Things have changed nowadays. The streams of rickety bikes … Read more
Green Tiananmen During these hot summer days, Tiananmen became a golf putting green. Works ended on the 23rd of July. Tiananmen is one of the … Read more
Recently a book and a movie, both based in Beijing, gave me some insights about China’s present and future. by Alessandro De Toni The first … Read more