Liu Zhicheng is a member of Gen Z from Lijiang, Yunnan Province, and his recent video of doing painting on an old wall in the countryside has been all the rage. With his amazing painting techniques, he made the old walls in rural areas in China come alive. Liu said that traditional elements such as Chinese opera gave him a lot of inspiration, and he hopes his paintings can be integrated with the surrounding environment. Previously, his dragon graffiti in Chongqing has made that place an "Instagrammable" spot in the city.
Recently, a new product launch in XCMG, a crane with Chinese-style graffiti, earned a lot of attention. The crane is painted with the four mythological symbols of China, i.e. Azura Dargon, White Tiger, Vermillion Bird, and Black Tortoise. It is known that the crane released that day has achieved 100% “Made in China”.
Zhou Wei, a post-90s young man from Xixia County, Nanyang, dressed as the Monkey King and selling pancakes, gained popularity on the Internet. He dressed up as the Monkey King to perform the skills of making Xixia pancakes and sold up to 300 cakes a day. The thin pancake rotated and jumped in his hands. When waiting for the pancakes for a few minutes, customers could enjoy the absolute best performance before having delicious local snacks.
Jianchuan, a county in Da Li of Southwestern China was named in 1996 by the Ministry of Culture as the national hometown of wood-carving art, and in 2011, Jianchuan wood-carving was included as an intangible cultural heritage of China.
Zhu Tiexiong, a young man from Fujian, integrates elements of traditional Chinese culture into his videos, where he changes his costumes and turns into different characters from Chinese mythology like he's doing magic. To produce such a 30-second video that is filled with "magic," he needs to prepare about 20 days. With only seven videos, the young creator has already earned himself a million fans.
Do you know any grassland food, from various dairy products to appetizing beef and lamb? Here comes an Inner Mongolian girl who recorded with her lens different grassland food, which also reflected the great picture of the vast and beautiful border areas of China.
In China, a 72-year-old lady, affectionately called "Grandma Wu" by netizens, has been all the rage recently. With short grey hair, she is always wearing a vest. This lady is a retired physics professor from Shanghai's Tongji University and has won the first prize for national teaching achievements.
Rose is a girl from Uganda who has been married in a Chinese village for eight years. She has not only become a fluent Chinese speaker, but also mastered lots of Chinese dishes. This African girl, who is so gifted in language and cooking, has been deeply integrated into the local culture for love and family.
Relying on her own effort, Shen Dan has made many short videos of her idyllic lifestyle, and she has successfully created her dream house. Shen's videos always resonate with most netizens' emotional attachment because people always try to find this quiet and peaceful rural life in today's fast-paced life!
Born in 1993 in Nanning, Guangxi, China, Guo Liuling always dreamed of being a star as a child but had to give up her dream and take over her father's mutton stall business in the wet market because of family reasons.
Kwok Cheuk Kin, dubbed "the king of judicial review" in the local community, earlier filed a case in the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) to challenge the Small House Policy, claiming that it is discriminatory and does not fall under the "lawful traditional rights and interests of the indigenous inhabitants of the New Territories" as protected by Article 40 of the Basic Law.
A cup of traditional Italian espresso and a slice of buttered Dabing (Northeastern Chinese pancake): That's how Mario Cavolo, an Italian American living in China for 20 years, starts his ordinary morning. "I start my day in the blended culture," Cavolo said, with a sip of the hometown taste in the distant, oriental land.
The 2nd GBA Development Forum was held Friday (Nov. 5) morning in HK. Business and political leaders, consulate representatives in Hong Kong, experts in different fields, and youth entrepreneurs from the GBA gathered together and exchanged ideas on the region's future development.