Tea Total: Is China’s New Social Media-Fueled Tea Craze More Than Just a Fad?

Once shunned by Chinese youth as old-fashioned and overly formal, tea-drinking is becoming cool again

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Dream in Ink Painting Style with New Animation Film “Deep Sea”

Despite room for improvement in the script, Tian Xiaopeng’s “Deep Sea” brings Chinese animation to a whole new level

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Transforming China’s Search-and-Rescue Sector, One Dog at a Time

Follow a father-son duo who trained some of China’s first internationally certified search-and-rescue dogs, and dream of having a dog for every city

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Revel in Minor Pageantry With Cantonese ‘Floating Kids’ Parade

Children take center stage in Guangdong’s “floating colors” ceremony, which celebrates the God of Wealth and other festivities during the Lunar New Year

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Journey Down the Rabbit Hole of Chengdu’s Favorite Street Snack

Tracking the humble origins, spicy flavors, and nostalgic undertones of this signature Sichuan dish—rabbit head

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Talk Your Way Through a Chinese Wedding

Celebration of love or social obligation? Learn the language of Chinese weddings, from invitations to the ceremony itself

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Fabric of Life: The Final Days of Hong Kong’s Famous Pang Jai Market

Catch a last glimpse of Kowloon’s Pang Jai fabric market, once a thriving center of East Asia’s textile industry, before it makes way for new construction

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Spooky Scary Storytelling!

  • October 26, 2022
  • Beijing S0I BAR 共和酒吧 8 Huayuan Qianxiang 东城区花园前巷乙8号-X
  • Free

A night full of scary stories with The World of Chinese!

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Join TWOC at the Aotu Space Summer Art Fair!

  • August 12, 2022
  • Venue 凹凸空间.AOTUSPACE 北新桥头条67号 -NO67.TOUTIAO BEIXINQIAO
  • 20rmb

Join us this weekend at the Summer Art Fair

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Halloween TWOC Tales Special @Soi Bao Chao

  • October 27, 2021
  • Soi Bao Chao, 10 Baochao Hutong | 东城区 东城区宝钞胡同10号
  • Free

Join us for a spooky night of storytelling in this open-mic evening where you can come and share one of your adventures, a fictional story or something that happened for real! Come disguised and share with us your most "unnatural" and "scary" story!

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