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CCTV claims this year’s Spring Festival Gala was a huge success — I call it BS

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV released a report on the morning of February 6 summarizing how the 2019 Spring Festival Gala…

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Lion dancing — a Chinese cultural tradition

Have you ever encountered a lion dance performance in Chinatown? It is one of the most popular…

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5 classic Chinese New Year movies

Center image: All’s Well, End’s Well; clockwise from upper left: Rumble in the Bronx, The Chinese Feast, King of Comedy,…

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8 lucky foods to eat on Lunar New Year’s Eve

One of the greatest joys of celebrating the new lunar year is the Lunar New Year feast on the eve of…

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Kuora: Visiting Beijing during Chinese New Year

A new lunar new year is upon us. Starting tomorrow, actually. So this week’s column will be about that most…

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The simple process of making traditional pastries for Chinese New Year!

No family in China can have the last meal of the year, nian ye fan

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An easy piggy kirigami tutorial to get you prepared for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year is just around the corner, coming in 20 days. To prepare for the Year…

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China has no problem with racism, and that’s a problem

This article first appeared in Chinese on 土逗公社 (tǔ dòu gōngshè, tootopia.me) under the headline Chinese auntie and African monkey:…

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Chinese supermodel Liu Wen in a controversy for wishing her Instagram followers ‘Happy Lunar New Year’

Thirty-year-old Chinese model Liu Wen 刘雯 is under fire for not wishing her 3.7 million Instagram followers a “Happy Chinese…

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Black Lives China comments on ‘Africa’ sketch in CCTV gala

By Hannah Getachew and Runako Celina Bernard-Stevenson This piece was originally published on the website Black Lives China, whose mission is…

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Watch: Three days in Beijing before Chinese New Year 2018

From preparing to travel home to preparing a New Year’s Eve feast, take a look at how people in Beijing…

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China’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala included a truly shameless Africa skit, featuring blackface

We need to talk about that Africa skit. You know the one. UPDATE: CCTV appears to have removed the skit…

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China’s Spring Festival Gala is (still) not open to criticism

Five hours prior to this year’s Spring Festival Gala, the show’s director, Yang Dongsheng 杨东升, spoke to a CCTV reporter just…

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Beijing was awfully quiet this Chinese New Year’s Eve

2010 Four years ago, I wrote this about Chinese New Year’s Eve fireworks: There was a time, years ago, when…

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The 12 most noteworthy Years of the Dog in Chinese history

In Chinese myth, the dog came second to last in the race to determine the order of the zodiac —…

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