China Facts

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Arts/Entertainment

The developments and introduction of Chinese Art dates back as far as 960 AD. Early forms of art in China were made from pottery and jade in the Neolithic period. The gist of Chinese art encompasses fine arts, folk arts, and performance arts. The most common types/forms of arts and entertainment in the Chinese culture and China are as follows:

1. Literature
2. Chinese Folk Art
3. Visual Art
4. Film
5. Chinese Music
6. Performing Arts
7. Gardening
8. Architecture

The start era for Chinese literature was the Spring and Autumn period. Chinese culture contains various groups of literature, including: Early Chinese poetry, Han and Northern dynasties poetry, Golden Age of Chinese poetry, Li Bai and Du Fu, Late
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In 2012, the country snagged the title of being the second-largest market in the world by box office receipts.

Magazines, journals, and internet sites are also three very common forms of entertainment in China, as well as other countries all over the world. The Duzhe is China’s most renowned magazine. It is a semi-monthly Chinese broad-spectrum interest magazine. The magazine holds information on various subjects such as stories, celebrity’s biography, jokes, anecdotes, quotations. The Duzhe, pictured below, is frequently recognized as the Chinese version of The New Yorker.

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Currently, 46.03% of nearly 1.4 billion of the world’s largest population in China uses the internet. (Wong, 2014) This means that almost half of 1.4 billion people (.7 million people), whether they are using search engines, shopping, or just surfing the web use and utilize the internet everyday. The Top 10 Websites in China by Traffic in 2014 are as follows: (Wong, 2014)

1. Baidu (Search)
2. QQ (Search)
3. TaoBao (Shopping)
4. Sina (Search)
5. Hao123 (Search)
6. Sina Weibo (Social)
7. Tmall (Shopping)
8. Sohu (Search)
9. 360.cn (Search)
10. 163.com (Social)

Tourist Attractions

With a population of over 1.35 billion, China is the most populated country in the world. So, it is not difficult to imagine how many tourists desire to see the intriguing and fascinating country. There

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