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Chinese Traditions Chopsticks Part 1

While everyone holds chopsticks to eat in China, what is the proper way to do so? What is the proper chopstick-holding etiquette and what do people from different parts of China believe about it?

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Chinese Traditions Chopsticks Part 2

Can all Chinese people hold chopsticks in the correct way? This is not always the case!

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Chinese Traditions Chopsticks Part 3

Watch this entertaining competition in which Chinese people put their chopstick abilities to the test.

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Chinese Traditions Bamboo Culture Part 1

Famous stars talk about the different uses of bamboo and the role it played in their childhood.

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Chinese Traditions Bamboo Culture Part 2

Famous stars are put to the test to see if they know the proper uses of bamboo utensils.

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Chinese Traditions Bamboo Culture Part 3

One of the guests recites a famous poem that speaks of the tenacity of the bamboo and its representation of the Chinese people.

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Chinese Traditions Brush Pen and Bamboo Slips

An expert explains the origins of the brush pen and bamboo slips and how the Chinese characters for these items came about.

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Chinese Traditions Bamboo Musical Instruments Part 1

Famous guests discuss the wide variety of traditional Chinese bamboo and stringed musical instruments.

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Chinese Traditions Bamboo Musical Instruments Part 2

Why do parents these days have their children learn Western instruments instead of traditional Chinese instruments?

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Chinese Traditions The Dai Minority and Bamboo

Members of the Dai ethnic group explain the role bamboo plays in their lives as well as courting rituals.

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Environment & Sustainability A sustainable Shanghai lane house Part 1

Welcome home to Shanghai's most sustainable house! Built in the 1930s, this house has been remodeled to be a self-circulating and self-insulating home to a family of five.

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Environment & Sustainability A sustainable Shanghai lane house Part 2

The house was designed with family in mind. Everything is suitable for both the adults and kids. Not only does this cut down on costs, but it also simply makes for a more comfortable home environment.

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Environment & Sustainability A sustainable Shanghai lane house Part 3

This house is an embodiment of its environmentally conscientious inhabitants, only fit to house those with a similar lifestyle.

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Fashionista 564 Part 1

Fashionista broadcasts the latest in celebrities, events, film and fashion. Let's get an overview of what's on in this episode.

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Fashionista 564 Part 2

The Spring Festival Gala Evening is an exciting, once-a-year event. This time, some famous guests and unusual acts come together to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit.

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Fashionista 564 Part 3

The Spring Festival Gala Evening is an exciting, once-a-year event. Some famous local stars have also been invited and share their plans for the Spring Festival.

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Fashionista 564 Part 4

Find out what makes the Foreign Spring Festival Gala so special and meet the four formidable Taiwanese women behind the new supergroup, Real Love Women.

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Fashionista 564 Part 5

Actress-turned-director Jiang Wenli couldn't have gotten off to a better start this year. The same goes for "Let the Bullets Fly" director, Jiang Wen. But who's the pivotal man they share in common?

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Fashionista 564 Part 6

Actress Jiang Wenli's remarkable career includes hit TV shows, awards galore and an acclaimed directorial debut. But it almost never got off the ground due to her patient devotion to her husband, director Gu Changwei. And how did he repay her? Rumor has it with an affair.

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Fashionista 564 Part 7

Famous stars, a scandal and a marriage crisis. Find out what happened and how Jiang Wenli went on to achieve her own success.

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Fashionista 564 Part 8

Jiang Wenli is a famous director, actor and mother. Let's find out more about the woman behind the camera.

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Fashionista 564 Part 9

Feng Xiaogang's movie, "If You are the One 2," was a box office hit set in a tropical paradise on Hainan Island. Learn more about this stunning location and how you can spend a night on a movie set.

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Fashionista 564 Part 10

A poignant song by a little-known poet was made famous in a movie by Director Feng Xiaogang. Listen to the song and find out which poet penned these moving words.

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Fashionista 564 Part 11

Louis Vuitton's early Spring collection of 2011 steps back in time to the 1950s and 1960s.

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