CIIC:Today’s featured article/May 2011

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May1
Gaoshan ethnic group

The majority of Gaoshan people live in mountain areas and the flat valleys running along the east coast of Taiwan Island, and on the Isle of Lanyu. (More...)
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May2
Hui Ethnic Group

With a sizable population of over 9.81 million, the Hui ethnic group is one of China's largest ethnic minorities. (More...)
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May3
Naxi ethnic group

The Naxi ethnic minority has a population of 308,839, most of whom live in concentrated communities in the Lijiang Naxi Autonomous County in Yunnan Province. (More...)
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May4
May 4th Movement

The May 4th Movement which broke out in 1919 was a great anti-imperialist, anti-feudal revolutionary movement. It marked the beginning of the new-democratic revolution in China. (More...)
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May5
Miao ethnic group

With a population of 8.9 million, the Miao people form one of the largest ethnic minorities in southwest China. (More...)
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May6
McDull

McDull (Chinese: 麦兜) is a cartoon pig created by the Hong Kong artist Alice Mak (Chinese: 麦家碧) and author Brian Tse (Chinese: 谢立文). (More...)
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May7
Qiang ethnic group

The Qiang ethnic minority has a population of 306,072 who mostly dwell in hilly areas in Sichuan Province. (More...)
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May8
the Mother of Mencius

Chang-shih, the mother of Mencius is regarded as one of the great mothers in China’s history because of her influence on her son, who became one of China’s most distinguished philosophers and Confucian scholars. (More...)
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May9
Feng Xiaogang (冯小刚)

Feng Xiaogang (冯小刚) is a Chinese film director noted for his humorous films and New Year celebration films, which have won him many fans. (More...)
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May10
Calabash Brothers

The "Calabash Brothers" (Chinese:葫芦娃) is an animated TV series created by Shanghai Animation Film Studio. (More...)
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May11
Lixia

Lixia reflects the changing of seasons. After Lixia, with a noticeable increase in temperature, all lives become vigorous in a warm climate and summer begins. (More...)
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May12
Sichuan Earthquake

The Sichuan earthquake was a 8.0 Richter Scale earthquake occurred at 2:28 PM on May 12, 2008 in southwest China. (More...)
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May13
Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng (January 29, 1953-May 8, 1995) (Chinese: 邓丽君) is an unforgettable pop icon noted for her distinctive sweet voice and unparalleled singing skills. (More...)
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May14
Songfeng Mountain

Songfeng Mountain is located in Songfengshan County, Acheng City, Heilongjiang Province. (More...)
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May15
Jiao Yulu

Jiao Yulu (Chinese: 焦裕禄)(1922-1964) became a symbol of the honest Party cadre who devotes himself tirelessly to the people. (More...)
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May16
Chongwenmen Church

The Chongwenmen Church of Beijing Christian Council was first established in 1870 when it was then called Asbury Church. (More...)
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May17
Havoc in Heaven

Havoc in Heaven (Chinese: 大闹天宫, dà nào tiān gōng) is an animated film produced by the four Wan brothers in the 1960s, at the height of Chinese animation. (More...)
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May18
Dongjiaominxiang Catholic Church

Dongjiaominxiang Catholic Church, also known as St. Michael's Church, was built in 1901 in the 27th Year of Emperor Guangxu's rule. (More...)
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May19
Shen Congwen

Shen Congwen (沈从文) is the alias of Shen Yuehuan(沈岳焕), a famous Miao Chinese writer and historian in the 20th century. (More...)
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May20
Sergeant Black Cat

Sergeant Black Cat (黑猫警长) is an animated TV series created by Shanghai Animation Film Studio in 1984, popular among post-80s children. (More...)
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May21
Duobao Glazed Pagoda

At the back of Longevity Hill, surrounded by green trees, at Beijing's Summer Palace there is a colorful pagoda made of glazed components. (More...)
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May22
Chinese Museum of Women and Children

The Chinese Museum of Women and Children (Chinese: 中国妇女儿童博物馆), the first national museum on the social changes concerning women and children, opened to the public on January 10, 2010 in Beijing. (More...)
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May23
Soong May-ling

Soong May-ling (宋美龄, March 5, 1898 – Oct. 23, 2003), also known as Madam Chiang Kai-shek, was an influential diplomat, politician and social activist during the 20th century. (More...)
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May24
Nanguan Mosque

Nanguan Mosque is one of the largest mosques in Arabic style in Ningxia, It first built outside Nanguan (sou gate) of Yinchuan at the end of the Ming Dynasty. (More...)
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May25
Anna Chen Chennault

Anna Chen Chennault (Chinese name Chen Xiangmei (陈香梅)) is the widow of WWII aviation hero Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault and a pioneering Chinese woman. (More...)
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May26
Zhang Daqian

Zhang Daqian (张大千) was one of the most legendary and prestigious artists in 20th century China. (More...)
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May27
Mogao Grottoes

Mogao Grottoes, with rows of caves on Mingsha Hill, contained more than 50,000 sutras, records and painting covering a period from the 4th to the 11th centuries. (More...)
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May28
Rong Bao Zhai

Rong Bao Zhai is a world-renowned old brand shop of calligraphy and painting works. It was founded in 1672. (More...)
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May29
Duo Yun Xuan

Duo Yun Xuan is a long-time antique shop dealing with the four treasures of the study in Shanghai. (More...)
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May30
the Summer Palace

The Summer Palace, also known as Yiheyuan, is one of the finest examples Garden Architecture in China, and located in the northwest suburbs of Beijing. (More...)
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May31
Shaolin Temple

Shaolin Temple (少林寺), covering an area of 43,000 sq. m, is located at the south foot of Mount Songshan in Henan Province. The temple was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010. (More...)
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