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Four Seasons in Xinjiang – Journey of Xinjiang couisine

  Four Seasons in Xinjiang   ●—————————————○ The Sublime Beauty of Xinjiang ○—————————————●     ●—————————————○ Spring ○—————————————●   When spring comes, all living beings are back to life in Aksu as ice thaws and water flows.   Flowing Waters in Aksu   ●—————————————○ Summer ○—————————————●   When summer comes, it is as hot as a furnace around the Flaming Mountains. The grapes of Turpan are ripe.   Turpan   ●—————————————○ Autumn ○—————————————●   When autumn comes, the golden waves of desert poplar chant the praise of life.   Autumn in Xinjiang   ●—————————————○ Winter ○—————————————●   When winter comes, falling snow and frozen ice portrays an ink painting on the vast land.   Tulip in the Snow, Jiangbulak Scenic Spot / 闫有才 Yan Youcai   Tianchi Lake, Urumqi / 卞志武 Bian Zhiwu   Hemu Village in Black and White Resembling an Ink Painting / 李学亮 Li Xueliang   Local Delicacies in Xinjiang   ●—————————————○ A Taste of China: JourneyRead More…


Open Call:Share Your Travel Experience in China

  Dear friends: You may have visited China before or have experienced the natural and cultural landscape of China through our “Visiting China Online” activities. We would like you to share with us your travel experiences in China, and/or anecdotes, impressions, insights and feedback of the trip and our online travel activities. We hope that you can tell your story in the form of video / picture + text. We are willing to listen to you. We will evaluate all submitted works and display them during the upcoming “China Tourism and Culture Week” in June. Each candidate will receive a beautiful gift, and there will be more prizes for the selected works. Looking forward to your participation!     Entries shall be submitted online to: Content: video / photograph + caption (no specific requirements regarding the length, number and format of the entries) Deadline: June 18, 2021    Read More…


The Ancient Silk Road Kingdom of Kucha – A Photographic Exhibition on Xinjiang

Preface   Kucha is located in the center-west of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, at the southern base of the middle section of the Tianshan Mountain Ranges, and on the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. It was the political, economic and cultural center of the ancient Wester Regions, as well as the only place where the four great civilizations of the world converged. It bears the reputation of the “Entertainment Capital of the Western Regions”, the “Home of Song and Dance”, the birthplace of world-renowned Kucha culture, and a stunning gem of the ancient Silk Road. Several of its monuments are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the majestic Kizil Gaha Beacon Tower, a “red sentry-post” that has stood for thousands of years: the magnificent temple complex of Subashi, where the great Tang monk Xuanzang once lectured for several months; and the world-famous Kizil Cave, which is three hundredRead More…


24 Solar Terms: Guyu (Grain Rain)

  April 20 (the ninth of the third Chinese lunar moth) marks the sixth solar term and the last one of spring this year – Guyu (Grain Rain). As the old saying goes, “Rain brings up the growth of hundreds of grains,” which shows that this period of rainfall is extremely important for the growth of crops. Guyu signals the end of spring and the blooming season of peony, hence the nickname “Flower of Guyu”.   Peony blossoms in Luoyang, Henan province   People in northern China have the tradition to eat toona sinensis during Guyu. The nutritious vegetable can strengthen the immune system, invigorate stomach, moisturize skin and has other anti-inflammatory effects.   Toona sinensis   The custom of picking tea leaves during Guyu is preserved in southern China. Formerly known as Meishan, Anhua county of Yiyang, Hunan province is a world-famous tea town and an important stop on the Tea Road. For thousands of years,Read More…


Photo Exhibition: Cases of Poverty Alleviation through Tourism in China

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Mini Documentary Series: Better Tourism, Better Life, Better World Season 2

Case Study 1 Bama Yao Autonomous County, Hechi City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region: Give Full Play to Ecological Dominance and Create Featured Tour for Poverty Alleviation   Panyang River, Bama Episode 1: The Magic of Longevity Village in Bama, China Case Study 2 Shenshan Village, Maoping Town, Jinggangshan City, Jiangxi Province: Complementary Help-the-poor Measures Turn the Mountainous Area into a Scenic Spot   Jinggang Mountain Episode 2: Songs of Mortals in Shenshan Village, A Mystical Place   Case Study 3 Longtan Village, Pingnan County, Ningde City, Fujian Province: Stimulate the Inner Driving Force for Rural Poverty Reduction with the Mode of “Culture and Creative Industry and Tourism”   Longtan Village Cafe Episode 3: Chinese Painters Prospering in Mountainous Longtan Village   Facebook: China Cultural Center in Stockholm   Instagram: chinaculturalcenterinstockholm   Tik Tok: cccinstockholm   Wechat: 斯德哥尔摩中国文化中心 or scan the QR code below