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Kanbula National Forest Park
China Travel Guide - Travel in Qinghai

Kanbula National Forest Park

Located in the northwest of Jianzha County (jiān zhā xiàn 尖扎县), 131 kms from Xining, the Kanbula National Forest Park (kǎn bù lā guó jiā sēn lín gōng yuán 坎布拉国家森林公园) covers an area of 39.17 square km. The park is featured with its stone peaks of Danxia landform, forests and man-made sight. This scenic spot consists of hills, eroded hillock, and small basins among mountains, with 50 tourist attractions, of which Danxia landform, Buddhist temples, and Lijia Gorge Power Station (lǐ jiā xiá shuǐ diàn zhàn 李家峡水电站) are the highlights.Kanbula National Forest Park is an ideal place for sightseeing, worshiping, and summer resort. The weather amid the mountains can change very frequently. The middle segment of Nanzong Valley, which extends 5 km, should be the most beautiful place in the park.

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Travel Guide in Xi'an
China Travel Guide - Travel in Shaanxi

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Xi’an (xī ān 西安) ranks first on the list of the country’s seven largest ancient capitals with a long-standing history and is known for being the capital city for 13 dynasties. It marked the starting point of the world famous Silk Road. Since the 1990s, the city of Xi’an has re-emerged as an important cultural, industrial and educational center of the central-northwest region, with facilities for research and development, national security and China's space exploration program. Now, this city harmoniously combines its ancient charm with a modern atmosphere.
 

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Yuefu Songs of the Han Dynasty
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

Yuefu Songs of the Han Dynasty

History
The word Yuefu (yuè fǔ 乐府) came first into being in Qin Dynasty (qín cháo 秦朝)(221 BC-206 BC). Yue (yuè 乐) means music, Fu (fǔ 府) means bureau, put together Yuefu means music bureau. It laid its foundation in the Han Dynasty (hàn cháo 汉朝) (206 BC-220 AD), and became a royal government Musical Department for collecting, writing or performing folk songs and ballads in 112 BC. After then people called poems which were composed in this folk song style Yuefu.

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Five Tips on Chinese Banquet Etiquette
China Living Tips - Communication & Others
1. The seating arrangement is determined by the host. Always wait to be seated rather than seating yourself.

2. A banquet is an opportunity, a time to get to know your hosts on a personal level, not to discuss serious business issuers, so ask about their family, hobbies, children's schooling etc.

3. Do not eat or drink anything (except tea) until the host has delivered the welcoming toast and begins eating. If you are the guest of honour, you should also make a toast a few minutes after everyone has begun eating. Never drink your alcoholic drink alone, if you want to take a sip from it, find someone else at the table that you can toast with and then you can drink.
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Nankai University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1919, Nankai University is one of China’s most prestigious universities providing a dynamic academic environment and a vast range of opportunities to its students through various programs, class sizes and teaching methods.

Among the over 1,500 faculty members, 90 are currently members of the Chinese Academy of Science or members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. These nationally renowned scholars, along with other experts in various fields, under the motto of “ Anyone from the Nankai University would have not only high profile expertise and knowledge but also the spirit to serve for people and society with the knowledge acquired from the Nankai University ”, head the academic development of the University and provide an exceptional learning experience and research resources for the over 30,000 students enrolled at Nankai.

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百发百中 (bǎi fā bǎi zhòng)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom

altIn the Spring and Autumn Period (chūn qiū shí qī  春秋时期,770-476 BC) ,there was an expert archer in the State of Chu (chǔ guó 楚国) called Yang Youji (yáng yóu jī 养由基). To test his skill, someone chose three leaves at different heights on a willow tree, and challenged him to hit them in order. Yang Youji stood more than one hundred paces away, and hit the three leaves in order.

This idiom describes excellent marksmanship. Later it became used to indicate great and assurance.

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