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The Irish Girl — Annie Becomes the Winner of “My Chinese Love Story” Campaign 2017-06-27

As the winner of “My Chinese Love Story” campaign launched by Hangzhou, the 21-year-old Annie from Ireland published her declaration of love to her boyfriend — Dave on a full page of The New York Times on this year’s Valentine’s Day.

 

Hangzhou, a heavenly city in China, is well-known for its picturesque scenery and cultural and historical relics scattering around. In its numerous scenic spots, West Lake, which was inscribed into UNSECO's World Heritage List on June 24, 2011, is definitely one of the highlights. All these helped Hangzhou become the most romantic locale in China and the place where many amazing love stories have happened. It is in Hangzhou that Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, a Chinese equivalent to Romeo and Juliet, challenged the feudal ethics and fell in love; It is in Hangzhou that Bai Suzhen, a white snake spirit, met her human husband Xu Xian; It is also in Hangzhou that the long-hair girl Li Yanhua proposed to her boyfriend who lived in a different city. In order to further encourage couples from all over the world to speak out loud of their love, Hangzhou Tourism Commission launched “My Chinese Love Story” on its Facebook page on Dec. 3, 2013 and Annie is the winner.

 

“My Chinese Love Story” campaign is the sub-activity of “Modern Marco Polo” which aims to inspire European tourists and help them to further know Chinese culture presented by Hangzhou. Through a series of activities, “Modern Marco Polo” will pick a spokesman for modern Hangzhou, an ambassador who can share Hangzhou with the world. The spokesman can get an annual salary of €40,000 and 15-day Hangzhou Exploring Tour.

 

For activities during Modern Marco Polo, visit http://www.facebook.com/Hangzhou.China/app_154334658052623

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The Art of the Guqin2017-11-21
Guqin, is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history that spans at least three thousand years. Ranked first in the following top four traditional Chinese arts – Guqin, Chess, Calligraphy and Painting, Guqin has long been considered as the symbol of elegance and has been the long-chosen musical accompaniment for singing ancient scholars. To know or to master the art of the Guqin, then the following influential places in Hangzhou are a good place to start.
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Hangzhou, Soaked in Traditional Chinese Medicine2017-11-21
Traditional Chinese medicine has a time-honored history. As early as ancient times, through the process of struggling with nature, traditional Chinese medicine was created. When searching for food, it was discovered that plants could relieve symptoms, which is the origins of traditional Chinese medicine; hot rocks or sand and earth wrapped up with furs or tree barks eased pain when warming oneself by a fire, which is how moxibustion came into being. It is also during the process of producing tools, that the ancient Chinese discovered the stabbing of some parts of the body can ease the pain of some other parts of the body, and that is how acupuncture come into being.
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