You may always see Chinese play the western music instruments, such as piano and guitar. It is time to show you the authentic Chinese music instrument. Besides learning the Chinese culture heritage, you will get the opportunity to have a taste of Guqin-a seven stringed plucked music instrument in person. It might be a once-in-a-lifetime-experience.
We organized an activity at 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning (June 23, 2016) at the QianMen District. We went to watch the Shadow Play performance, and all of Au Pairs tried to play it in person. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed the Chinese traditional culture.
Sanshou, Sanda, Chinese boxing, Chinese kickboxing, or an "unsanctioned fight is a Chinese self-defense system and combat sport. Sanshou is a martial art which was originally developed by the Chinese military based upon the study and practices of traditional Kung fu and modern combat fighting techniques; it combines full-contact kickboxing, which includes close range and rapid successive punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps, kick catches, and in some competitions, even elbow and knee strikes.
We are going to visit Beijing Folklore Museum on next Tuesday Morning. It is located in the original Dongyue Taoist Temple, which was built in 1319, the museum is the only folklore museum in Beijing, and besides exhibiting folklore items all year round, it attracts numerous local people by holding abundant folklore activities during traditional holidays (e.g. the Spring Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival).
It is the first time for our Edu-Au Pairs to learn Chinese traditional art, but they did great jobs. Let’s introduce Chinese traditional painting a little bit and enjoy the works of our Edu-Au Pairs. Chinese traditional painting dates back to the Neolithic Age about 6,000 years ago. The excavated colored pottery with painted human faces, fish, deer and frogs indicates that the Chinese began painting as far back as the Neolithic Age. Over the centuries, the growth of Chinese painting inevitably reflected the change of time and social conditions. From Primitive to Modern. Traditional Chinese painting has its special materials and tools, consisting of brushes, ink and pigments, xuan paper(Rice Paper), silk and various kinds of ink slabs. Traditional Chinese painting has its special materials and tools, consisting of brushes, ink and pigments, xuan paper(Rice Paper), silk and various kinds of ink slabs.