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“Chinese Bridge” Competition – A perfect way to practice your Chinese



“Chinese Bridge” Competition – A perfect way to practice your Chinese

After several hard and exhausting weeks, classes are finally over. It is time to get back to writing.

Last Saturday the 22nd of March, I took part at the “Chinese Bridge” competition.

The Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition is an …

Niuji Village welcomes the Year of the Horse 新年快乐



Niuji Village welcomes the Year of the Horse 新年快乐

The thing with Chinese New Year in rural China: it is the same every single year; at least since I started celebrating together with my Chinese parents-in-law. There have been very detailed and colorful descriptions in general about Chinese New …

Change for the better or a sad loss? – Birthday traditions in China



Change for the better or a sad loss? – Birthday traditions in China

When we are younger a birthday is always something we can’t wait for. Presents, all our friends gathered and food our mother would usually not let us eat on a daily basis. Than we get older. And birthdays start to …

China banning smoking indoors? I would like to see that implemented…



China banning smoking indoors? I would like to see that implemented…

A couple of days ago several news agencies, such as CNNBBC or The Guardian were posting reports about China’s move to ban indoor public smoking nationwide. I found this news incredible. We don’t have to talk about what …


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