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Conditions for Application and Task Setting for the 7th Session of JH (Songxi, 2018)
Nataliia Litvinova, 2018-01-16

Conditions for Application:

  • Applicants should be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants should be in a healthy physical condition.
  • Applicants should have an open mind in regards to people, ways of life ,and traditions of different from your own .
  • Applicants should be interested, willing, and ready to actively engage in all aspects of the Jinhua Homestay activities.
  • Applicants should be fluent in both spoken and written English; Chinese language skills are not required.

! Photos and videos will be taken of participants during the project activities. Applicants must agree to any such material being ...


Introduction of Pujiang County
Nataliia Litvinova, 2018-01-16

Located in the middle of Zhejiang Province, the north of Jinhua City, Pujiang County covers an area of 920 square kilometers with a registered population of 390,000 in total. Established in 195 AD, Pujiang enjoys a history of more than 1,800 years.

Pujiang, reputed as “Home of Culture”, “Home of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy” and “Home of Chinese Poetry”, is famous for its profound and brilliant culture. It owns the site of Shangshan Culture which enjoys a history of ten thousand years and the Zheng Family founded thousand years ago. Pujiang is a place where Chinese painting and calligraphy has been flourishing for hundreds of years, and it is also one ...


Introduction of Songxi Village
Nataliia Litvinova, 2018-01-16

Located at the foot of Jiguan Crag in the Baima Town, 30 kilometers to the northeast of downtown Pujiang, Songxi Village enjoys a history of more than 1,000 years. In the Tang and Song Dynasty, villagers surnamed Ji and Xia lived together in the village. The ancestors of villagers now moved to the village in the Song Dynasty, and nowadays, villagers with 18 surnames including Xu, Shao, Liu, Wang, Chu, Pan, and Ma settle down in the village. The village owns more than a thousand households with a population of more than 3,000.

Songxi ...


International Students in Shangjing
Nataliia Litvinova, 2018-01-08

The Shangjing Session of the Jinhua Homestay project has been closed for three months, but its influence lives on. Particularly, its base camp – the village of Shangjing in Tangxi Town, Jinhua Economic and Development Zone – is becoming more and more popular with international students. This time students from 19 nations came to Shangjing from universities and colleges throughout China to participate in a 10-day research trip, experiencing the warmth of Home Plus, and enjoying excellent folk customs and the natural beauty of the village. In addition, they further perfected the village’s Fairy Tales Garden in Shangjing and thus enhanced the international fame of the Jinhua Homestay.


Pujiang to Host the Seventh Session of JH
Nataliia Litvinova, 2017-12-18

The Jinhua Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office announced that the 7th session of the Jinhua Homestay project will be held in Songxi Village of Baima Town, a natural and authentic area in the county of Pujiang. Between August and September 2018, a new page of the JH will see participants from all over the world experience life in the characteristic “county of crystals.”

As the end of the year approached, the preparatory work for the new session was launched. On December 8, Zhang Daniel Hong, director of the Jinhua Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, led a delegation of the JH organizing team ...


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