foreign culture



China’s Cultural Assault From Within

The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos digs beneath the surface of a recent essay and speech written by Chinese President Hu Jintao, which called on China to boost cultural production to combat Western efforts to divide the country:...

Bjork, Harry Connick, Jr. and the CCP

Authorities are now saying that singer Bjork’s pro-Tibetan independence outburst during her concert in Shanghai last week will not affect performances by other foreign acts in China. From the BBC: China’s Culture...

Singing Broadway in Mandarin

SpongeBob Squarepants: The Musical hits China’s stage in Mandarin later this year, according to Newsweek. The high demand for musicals in China is setting a trend in Broadway shows translated into Chinese. “Les...




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