The World of Chinese Television

CCTV Headquarters, Beijing, China

Wintertime, for all its haunting and poetic beauty, often makes us want to curl up inside with a good book, film, or TV show. Here in China we have a multitude of TV stations (电视台, diànshìtái, with 电视 being the general term for TV) and a big variety of programs, but things on the tube still might seem unusual to Western viewers, so in this week's ChinesePod Weekly, we'll do our best to explain what Chinese TV is all about and hopefully teach a bit along the way!

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China National Holidays 2013

Chinese National Holidays 2013, China

In order for you to be able to plan your vacation you might want to have a look at the dates below. These dates are the official National Holidays for 2013. Not included is the fact that some may need to work the weekend before these holidays (depends on the company).

Spring Festival - February 9 - 15
(New Years Eve February 10)

Qing Ming Festival (Tomb Sweeping) - April 4 - 6
(Sweeping Day April 4)

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Latest events

  • Thu 18 Jan

    Lunch Meeting @ TOCK'S - A MONTREAL DELI, 221 Henan Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu.


    Thu 16 Nov

    Lunch Meeting @ DAGA BREWPUB, 111 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu .


    Thu 09 Nov

    GuyTai walk to explore som history along Fisherman's Wharf.


    Thu 06 Nov

    GuyTai walk to explore some history, art, unique spots. From Xujiahui to the Bund.


    Thu 19 Oct

    Lunch Meeting @ HB München Restaurant & Bar, 305 Jinyan Rd, Pudong.

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