Shanghai Culture

Shanghai Culture is a very special cultural school which bases on traditional Chinese Culture and local customs and traditions, melts the essence of ancient culture of Wu and Yue, and absorbs advanced foreign culture to create a unique culture school called “Hai Pai” in Chinese. The characteristics of Shanghai Culture are Absorb, Purify, Pursue and Creative.

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Shanghai Culture Overview

Shanghai Culture Overview

Shanghai Culture is a very special cultural school which bases on traditional Chinese Culture and local customs and traditions, melts the essence of ancient culture of Wu and Yue, and absorbs advanced foreign culture to create a unique culture school called "Hai Pai” in Chinese. The characteristics ...

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Shanghai Diet

Shanghai Diet

Shanghai Diet is a very speical cultural item that both Shanghai Snacks and its Cuisine melted and absorbed diet essence of other places to form their own features. Shanghai Local Snacks The history of Shanghai Snacks can be dated back to Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Since...

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Songhu Opera

Songhu Opera

Songhu Opera or Huju is a local opera school of Han people which can be heard in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang areas. About 200 years ago, it originated from local folk songs in Shanghai pudong area, at about the same time as Beijing Opera, which in the late Qing Dynasty, formed Shanghai Tan Huang ...

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Shanghai Opera

Shanghai Opera

Shanghai Opera or Shaoxing Opera is the second biggest opera among the 5 main opera schools of China, which is a lyric opera with tender and graceful solo singing, popular among folks of Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangshu and Fujiang, etc. During its peak time, almost every province in China has ...

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Shanghai Architecture

Shanghai Architecture

The architecture in Shanghai is a good combination of oriental and western arch-elements, which forms its unique style gradually with the elapse of time. Shanghai locates on Yangtze River Delta, the dependent territory of Wu and Yue Kingdom originally, thus the ancient architecture in S...

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Shanghai Painting

Shanghai Painting

Shanghai Painting is one of the traditional Chinese Painting schools, reputed for its rich in subject matter, purity of style and Civilianization, etc. Shanghai School or “Haishang School” is an important Chinese traditional arts school, especially during the 19th century and 20...

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Shanghai Dialect

Shanghai Dialect

The modern Shanghai Dialect or Shanghainese language is a new-style Wu dialect which blended Songjiang dialect of Wu Chinese and dialects of immigrants come from Wu-language area like Ningbo, Suzhou. The local language of Shanghai is Shanghainese of Wu Chinese, which is not mutually i...

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