Ancient classics redeemed in modern-day China – Xu Xiaomin

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For dozens of years, many Chinese people, especially the young, have been proud of speaking good English and being familiar with foreign culture. Such people are considered knowledgeable.Suddenly, the situation has changed.

Just one or two years ago, a long forgotten word guoxue (State study, which mainly means the Chinese ancient classics) has become a source of pride that is sweeping China: Guoxue classes have opened around the country, young people have organized clubs to wear Han clothes with long gowns and big sleeves, even the Chinese lover’s day was hyped by both the media and shops.

Chinese people are eager to study traditional culture now. [Full Text]

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