Learn about China in Youtube

by Wendy

 Tired of home working and endless concalls? Have a break now and find something fun about China here!

1. To learn about Chinese food culture through 舌尖上的中国- A Bite of China

A Bite of China (literally: 'China on the tongue tip') is a Chinese documentary television series on the history of food, eating, and cooking in China. It first aired 14 May 2012 on China Central Television and quickly gained high ratings and widespread popularity. A second season aired from 18 April to 6 June 2014. The third season is aired from 19 to 26 February 2018.

click here to watch the English version with Chinese Subtitles;

click here to watch the Chinese version with English Subtitles.

2. To learn about Chinese traditional culture through 你好,中国!- Hello China

 
Hello China video series is a selection of 100 Chinese words. They represent the essence of traditional Chinese culture, reflect its extensive and profound nature from different angles, and help people overseas better understand China and Chinese culture.

 click here to watch all the 100 series.

3. To learn about the rural life in China with 李子柒 - Liziqi

 
Li Ziqi is a vlogger and internet celebrity from Sichuan, China. How big of a star you may ask? On YouTube, she gained 9.34 million subscribers in just over two years. In her cinematic-quality videos, she quietly paints a picture of her rural life that seems to be coming straight from a fairy-tale. Click here to open the window for the Chinese country-side life!
 

4. To learn about 超级工程 - China's mega projects

China's Mega Projects is a documentary series focusing on the major large-scale construction projects underway in China. Click here to watch the miracles.

5. To watch picturesque landscapes in 美丽中国 - BBC's Amazing China

Amazing China is a nature documentary series reveals China -- one filled with natural complexity, picturesque landscapes and colorful people -- all spectacularly captured, from the Himalayas to the tropical islands, using high-definition cameras. The series was filmed for 16 months and involved a half-million miles of travel, with footage being shot in 26 of China's 30 provinces. Topics covered in the series include the climate and terrain of South China, which is ideal for rice cultivation, and the Tibetan Plateau. Click here to watch them!

6. To watch classic Chinese cartoons

Chinese animation witnessed a golden era in the late 1950s to 1980s, during which period many outstanding animations were produced and received numerous awards, such as 三个和尚(Three Buddhist Monks), 天书奇谭(Legend of Sealed Book), 阿凡提(Nasreddin) and so on. Click here to watch some of them. 

7. To learn about the life of 少数民族 - Chinese ethnic people

As a large united multi-national state, China is composed of 56 ethnic groups. Among them Han Chinese account for 91.59% of the overall Chinese population and the other 55 make up the remaining 8.41% according to the Fifth National Population Census of 2000. As the combined population of these other minorities is far fewer than that of the Han, they form the 55 minorities of China.

These numerous ethnic groups share China's vast lands but at the same time many live in their individual communities. The relationships between them have been formed over many years. Click here to know more about them! 

8. To know about the life of foreigners in China with 歪果仁研究协会 - YChina

Ychina was founded by a group of young people from across the world, living in China, who were constantly being asked “Why China?!” by confused family and friends. Featuring people’s stories, undiscovered places, and trending topics from the most populous country in the world, Ychina cuts beneath the headlines and offers a window into the ‘why’. Click here to know more!

 


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