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HISTORY

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations Through the Ages

Mid-Autumn Festival was only made an official holiday in 2008, but people have celebrated it for centuries

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SPORTS

Hype and Drama at China’s Viral Village Soccer Championships

The recently concluded “Village Super League” championships in Guizhou have showcased local food, unique performances, and amateur soccer players from all walks of life

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

How China’s Dancing Lions Get Their Heads

Peek inside the workshop of a Chinese artisan, who is trying to keep alive the centuries-old craft of making “heads” for traditional lion dance

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Dragon on the Water

Three generations of artisans ride the waves on dragon boats

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SOCIETY

Fading Trades: Photographing China’s Disappearing Professions

Once common sights on sidewalks, many old professions are giving way to online apps and urbanization. Photographer Huang Ruide captures these fading trades on camera before they’re gone for good.

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SOCIETY

Photographing the Remnants of “Zero Covid”

After the sudden end of China’s “dynamic zero” Covid policy, photographers capture the lingering relics of the country’s pandemic prevention apparatus

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SOCIETY

Behind the Scenes at China’s Christmas Factories

It’s always holiday season in Yiwu, a “fourth-tier” Chinese city where migrant workers churn out two-thirds of the world’s Christmas decorations

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LIFE

How China Lives, Works, and Plays by the Sea

Photographer Xin Ting captures ordinary and extraordinary scenes along China’s coastline

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SOCIETY

Enter Our New “Most China” Photo Competition

TWOC’s new photo contest is open for submissions