Videos about traditional, China

Chinese traditional music – long play (1)

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A Miao herbal medicine man in GuiZhou 贵州 – documentary

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Chinese traditional music – long play (2)

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A beautiful selection of traditional Chinese music

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A selection of traditional Chinese music and song …

The first film is from the CCTV Spring Festival Gala 2013, with singer Na Ying. The song : [Because of You, My Life is] A Warm Spring With Blooming Flowers. In 2015, the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) runs from the 19th to the 25th February.

The second is from China's National Games Opening Ceremony in 2009. The song is Like A Dream.

The third film features the music 'Legend of Chinese Mountains' and is about the five sacred mountains of China and the Chinese love of nature and balance with nature.

Fourth is 'Your Collar', a romantic song from the imperial music of the Han Dynasty.

Fifth song is 'A Nation of Greatness and Courtesy' and is about the Chinese character of virtue and friendship. Greatness in Chinese thinking is virtue; all three core Chinese philosophies - Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism - stress that strength and happiness (well-being) lies in balance, not power (dominance).

The last film features music from a documentary about the DaMing Palace (DaMing Gong) of the Tang Dynasty, at the heart of the dynasty's capital Chang'An (which means 'eternal peace'). The palace area is a little north east of the city of Xi'An in ShaanXi province.

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Some traditional dining in China

Set mainly in Shanghai.

The 9th National Traditional Games for Ethnic Groups

Opening ceremony highlights. This event showcases the traditional sports and cultures of China's 55 minority groups. It was held in September at GuiYang in GuiZhou province.

Traditional Chinese music ensemble in BeiHai Park 北海公园 - video

An informal gathering in Beijing.

Traditional music and dance at Xi'An 西安

Some highlights filmed at the ShaanXi Grand Opera House ...

Traditional Chinese song - video

The visuals are from the story 'Journey to the West'.

Traditional arts shops in LiuLiChang 琉璃厂, BeiJing - video

LiuLiChang is a traditional arts street with a long history, situated in the central south-west of Beijing. The film includes art brushes and seal making. The second video visits a tea shop; the host tries lychee tea (an excellent choice!) Japanese narration but easy to follow.

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