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Internationals Experience Chinese Arts
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-08-29

On August 18, in a lecture on calligraphy held by Lutian Academy, He Jianqiang, a member of the Zhejiang Provincial Association of the Calligraphy Review Committee, introduced the origin, history, and distinguishing characteristics of Chinese calligraphy to the international participants, as well as several masterpieces of the famous calligraphers of each dynasty. After the lecture, He began to teach the participants how to write the Chinese characters of Jinhua, 金华 (Jīnhuá) using the basic calligraphy strokes.

Wu opera is one of the local operas in Zhejiang Province, and it was approved by the State Council in 2008 to be included in the national intangible ...


Cultural exchange promotes Jinhua among overseas students
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-08-16

Thirty-eight students from top overseas colleges in 13 countries participate in the eighth session of the Jinhua Homestay Project (Jinhua Mountain) in Jinhua, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo provided to]

A cultural exchange activity that invites overseas college students to Jinhua, East China's Zhejiang province, opened at the Lutian Academy on Jinhua Mountain on Aug 12.


The eighth session of the Jinhua Homestay Project (Jinhua Mountain) saw a total of 38 students from leading overseas ...


Session 8 - Opening Ceremony
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-08-12

“The key to sound relations between states lies in the affinity between people, which largely stems from heart-to-heart exchanges.”

The 8th Session of Jinhua Homestay Project (Jinhua Mountain) is officially opened.

The opening ceremony was officially held at Lutian Academy. Thirty-eight university students from thirteen countries have travelled from afar to experience Chinese culture and bring youthful vitality to this beautiful place.


Session 8 – Long-anticipated arrival
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-08-11

Today, 38 participants from 13 countries finally arrived in the village. This year’s Jinhua Homestay is taking place in Lutian Village of Jinhua Mountain.

Hosting families were waiting for the bus at the main square of the village. After the long travel, happy and at the same time tired participants were excited to see their “homes” for the next two weeks. Every Home Plus warmly welcomed their guests with cozy rooms and home-cooked meals.

Everyone is extremely curios about the new place, new culture, new people, new food, and new experiences. Jinhua Homestay is happy to have you all here, #dearparticipantsofthe8session !