Category Archive: Pop Culture

The Legend of Miyue 芈月传

What’s the hottest TV drama in China these days? The answer is definitely The Legend of Miyue. yào wèn xiàn zài zuì huǒ de diàn shì jù shì shí me ?nà dāng rán shì 《mǐ yuè zhuàn 》lā ! 要问现在最火的电视剧是什么?那当然是《芈月传》啦! The highly-anticipated historical epic series, “The Legend of Miyue”, the epic is the latest production…

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破10亿的国产电影

10 years ago, it is hard to image that a movie could be more than 1 billion at the box office. At that time it’s a really big surprise, when “Hero” made million box office. Until 2010 “Avatar” got amazing box office at mainland of China, it’s 1,382 million. From now on, it’s open the…

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You need to know these Chinese variety shows 你不可不知的中国综艺节目

On the TV what can you see in China? In addition to news and a variety of age TV series, now let’s take a look at the most popular variety shows which are also one of the most popular topics to talk about every day. zài zhōng guó dǎ kāi diàn shì kě yǐ kàn…

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Tiger Mom Cat Dad 虎妈猫爸

“Tiger mother cat dad” is a recent hit of urban family comedy. The drama premiered on the Oriental TV and TianjinTV this May and became a major TV hit widely and quickly. The two actors are very popular in China — Tong Dawei and  Zhao Wei. 《 hǔ mā māo bà 》 shì yí bù zuì jìn rè bō de dū shì jiā tíng qīng xǐ jù 。…

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If You Are The One 《非诚勿扰》

In contemporary China, young people are busy, their social circles are limited, and the relatioship success rate is not too high. With this in mind, on January 15, 2010, China’s Jiangsu TV launched its own style of dating show called If You Are The One, hosted by MengFei. 在当代中国,年轻人的工作忙碌,社交圈子有限,自由恋爱的效率和成功率也不太高。在这样的背景下2010年1月15日中国的江苏卫视推出了一个婚恋交友节目——《非诚勿扰》,主持人是孟非。 zài dāng dài zhōng guó ,nián…

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Chinese Spring Festival Gala 春 晚

Chinese Spring Festival Gala 春 晚 When people talk about the Evening Party of Spring Festival, they are generally referring to CCTV`s Spring Festival evening party, known as “Spring Evening.” Hosted by CCTV and held on Lunar New Year’s eve, it is a live celebration of the lunar New Year. Spring Evening usually kicks off…

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Wu MeiNiang “Legend” 《武媚娘传奇》

Wu Zetian is the only female emperor, is the maximum age of the successful emperor,is also one of the longest life expectancy of the emperor in Chinese history, Wu Zetian is a female poet and politician.The merits and demerits of her life, her most to denounce, but undeniably she still creates many merits. 武则天是中国历史上唯一一个正统的女皇帝,也是继位年龄最大的皇帝,又是寿命最长的皇帝之一。武则天也是一位女诗人和政治家。她一生的功过,对她贬斥最多,但不可否认她仍然创造许多功绩。 wǔ zé tiān shì zhōng guó lì shǐ shàng wéi yī yí gè zhèng tǒng de nǚ huáng dì,  …

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Lucky money 压岁钱

Chinese lucky money is money that is traditionally given in red packages to young people during Chinese New Year. In Mandarin we call it “Ya Sui Qian”. According to legend, the character “sui” means “year”, and has the same pronunciation as another character which means “evil spirit.” In ancient times, people believed children were likely…

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Didi Taxi 滴滴打车

The Most Popular Calling Taxi App  最流行的打车软件 One of the problems of living in Beijing is that sometimes you cannot find the cab during rush hour, now let me introduce an app which can fix that problem. This app is called “滴滴打车(dī dī dǎ chē),it can help you to either book a cab or call one…

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