In most countries, a wedding ceremony lasts for a day, no more than two, but for Mongolians, it goes on for much longer.
Tibetans take tremendous pride in their history, Buddhist faith and traditional customs. They love to sing and dance as well.
The film, Harmony, directed by R.C. Pranav, captures the soul of the Muslim community in the town Lukhchin, located in northwest China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region.
The film, Roots, directed by Luca Agnani takes a closer look at the Bai People, who call the scenic town Dali their home, which is located in southwestern China's Yunnan Province.
In today’s episode, the CCTV.com Panview team feature’s an interview with the Swiss Ambassador to China Jean-Jacques de Dardel.
In today's episode, the CCTV.com Panview team features an interview with the Belgium Ambassador to China Michel Malherbe.
In today's episode, the CCTV.com Panview Opinion Page team feature's an interview with the Singaporean envoy to China Stanley Loh.
In today’s episode, the CCTV.com Panview team feature’s an interview with the Chilean Ambassador to China, Jorge Heine.
In today’s episode, the CCTV.com Panview team features an interview with the South Africa’s Ambassador to China, Ms. Dolana Msimang.
In this episode, the CCTV.com Panview team features an interview with the Czhech Republic Ambassador to China - Bedrich Kopecky.
In this episode, the CCTV.com Panview team features an interview with the Transport and Mining Minister of Jamaica.
Some countries are looking inward and we might witness a trend of trade protectionism and closed borders. Nevertheless, Kingston continues to support globalist ideals to achieve a more sustainable development path.
Jamaica can play a more pivotal role to open the markets of the Two Americas’ (North and South), and to facilitate more cross-border trade and investments for the Africa market as well.
The nation would like to build an air cargo field, called Air-O-Tropolis.
AIIB has 50 member states enrolled, but Kingston has yet to jump on board.
The CCTV.com Panview team features an interview with the Finance and Public Service Minister of Jamaica.
Kingston hopes to launch an RMB settlement program with Beijing in the near future.
Kingston is bucking the trend and has endorsed China’s free market status.
China has provided over $US700 million in loans and investments to build a North-South Super Highway that runs straight across the Caribbean island.
In the immediate aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Jamaica was struck hard.
The swordmaking industry consists of ancient traditions. To craft the best swords, you need blacksmiths who can fire the metal in a furnace and use a big metal hammer to shape it.
One Chinese adult male living in a hutong in Beijing is married, with a young daughter. His home is cluttered with thousands of tin toys.
Hand-crafted umbrellas are a beauty to behold, but few Chinese people buy them for regular use on rainy days. They are mostly decorations for tourists. The camera crew interviews an umbrella crafstman and factory owner.
The film, Dharma’s Morin Kuur, directed by Saad Hassan Khan, focuses on traditional Mongolian music and how today’s ethnic Mongolians hold ancient customs dear to their hearts.
The film, Kindred Spirit, directed by Ethel Chua, follows the lives of regular people residing in Kangding, a city in southwestern Sichuan Province.
For every woman, her wedding ceremony is one of the most important days of her life.
Nevertheless, as a Russian minority of Yili River, he is proud of his family heritage, happy to live in his hometown and stays joyful since he can play the accordion whenever he wishes.
The film, Man is What He Eats, directed by Fabio Ragni highlights the special cuisine of the Bai people living in Dali, Southwest China’s Yunnan province.
Love Song of Kangding was one of the 10 songs selected by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to represent human kind in space, and it is a love song well-known to most Chinese.
Hot Pot is all the rage in China, from north to south and from east to west Wula Manchu Hot Pot, which originates from the Qing Dynasty in Northeast China, is one of its various flavors.
The film, Dong Songs through Generations, directed by Synne Akselberg, captures the mood of a Dong minority village, which appears to be getting eclipsed by modern times.
Huang has captured global fame after a photograph of him fishing with his cormorant fishing crew was printed in National Geographic magazine.
The film, Your world, my Xi'an, directed by Jang Surang Barg, depicts the contemporary times of life in Xi'an.
The boss will keep the factory open even if it loses more money, since he hopes the younger generation will want to learn more about palace lanterns in the future.
The film Alice, directed by Beakar Cheakasvill, follows a middle-aged woman who shows Beijing a smiling face, but she’s a worried mother.
The film, Age, Height, Education, directed by Kate Lefoe, takes viewers to Shanghai People’s Park, where parents seeking brides or grooms for their children, post papers with biographical details of their offspring.
Dragon boat races tend to be more popular in southern China with its warmer climate, wet weather and rivers surrounding the region.
The film, Skating Shenyang, directed by Oscar Ascencio, takes a closer look at a group of young adult skateboarders, who practice tricks on downtown streets.
Pingjiang Road appears to be the most popular site for local residents and visitors to grab a bite of authentic Suzhou cuisine.
The film Grasslands, highlights the history and scenery of Inner Mongolian, showing the passion Mongolians have for horses and paying tribute to Genghis Khan’s glory days about 800 years ago.
The film, Changing Face of Sichuan Opera, directed by Gerhard Duru features a Sichuan Opera group playing at a theater located in Chengdu.
The film, Portraits for You, directed by Pedro Nishi, puts a focus on a family living in an isolated village in the mountains of the Xinjiang Autonomous region in northwest China.
The Li Nation’s people have a rich cultural heritage and take pride in their unique customs and ways of living.
The film, Tianjin Driver, directed by Sarah Doering, follows up with an elderly woman who is a taxi driver in the Chinese northern port city, Tianjin.A day in the life of a Tianjin Taxi driver
The film, Chan & Tea One Taste, directed by Luisa Mendez, highlights China’s tea culture as encapsulated in Chan Tea, along with an exploration to its origins and current popularity.
The spirit of the Mongolian warrior king, Genghis Khan, continues to live on in the hearts of the people living in Inner Mongolia.
The film, Meizhou Island, directed by Joey Dalla Beta, features an island located in southeast Fujian Province, where the islanders stand devoted to the Mazu goddess.
The film, Jindalai Flower, depicts ethnic Koreans, who first migrate to Yangbian, China in northeast China’s Jilin Province and later to the big city, Changchun.
The choir appears very playful, more likely to smile and dance, while not taking themselves too seriously. Going to a Kam Grand Choir is more like attending a fun-filled party and worth a visit for those who admire free-spirited people.
The film, Intertwined, directed by Lauren Kesler highlights the childlike joys of puppet shows, but the hardships puppeteers must endure to develop their skills.
The film, ‘The Flower of Northeast China,’ directed by Austin Kvaale depicts the joys and challenges of an art troupe that performs Errenzhuan, a local Opera in Northeast China, that originated in Jilin Province.
The film, Songs from Kansu, directed by Pedro Brito, follows the Akyn singer Jianhur from Kansu City in China’s northwest Xinjiang Autonomous Region, who visits a rural village near the China-Kazakhstan border.
The film director Niki Tomborlesi produced a short documentary, depicting the Bai ethnic minority who live near Lake Erhai by Cangshan mountain, in a place called Dali Old Town.
The film, Goddess Luo, directed by Maria Koufoutious, highlights the mysterious world of Peking Opera. In ancient times, all actors of such plays were men, so they had to play male and female roles.
The film, ‘Inked Tradition,’ directed by Michael Cannon Miller and produced by Sun Yue, takes a closer focus on Chinese tattoo artists and their efforts to blend classical art with body ink drawings.
The film, ‘Explore the taste of the big bowl,’ captures the hustle and bustle of life in Beijing and how tea helps residents stay calm.
The film, ‘The Ancient Village,’ directed by Yvette Nikolov, a Dutch-native student, highlights the Li ethnic community and their efforts to boost tourism by showcasing special traditional performances and culture tours for Chinese visitors.
George Howard-Rees Jones, a Lincoln University student, produces a film about a small and remote Miao-ethnic community village set in the backdrop of high lush hills and foggy weather.
When many foreigners think about ancient Chinese art forms, they are likely to see images of puppet shows in their minds. A South Korean student at Chung-an University, Hwang Woo-seung, directs a film in Xi’an that explores the topic.
What’s interesting is that in ancient Li-ethnic custom, if a single man sought to woo a woman to marry, he first approached her by singing and if she replied in song, they were destined to marry each other.
The producer, director and writer of the film ‘Colours in a Cup,’ Amrit Kour Jastol, a student from Nanyang Technology University, depicts the rich tapestry of Zang (Tibetan) Culture in Kangding, a city in southwestern Sichuan province.
The film directed by Evan Luchkow, ties in the 300-years history and culture of the Manchus people with today’s northeast China.
The film stands as a moving tribute to Mongolian traditional culture, admiration for horses and love for nature. It’s a must see for anyone who wish to learn more about the Mongolian-ethnic community living in China.
On Nov. 15, Israeli Ambassador to China Matan Vilnai granted an exclusive interview to CNTV reporter Li Shouen to explain Israeli government’s new policy that grants 10-year visas to Chinese visitors.