Culture

Mei Lanfang Park(Mei Lanfang Memorial Hall)is located in the eastern suburb of Taizhou City and is a traditional Chinese-style complex. Mei was born in 1894 into a family of Beijing Opera performers and made his stage debut in 1940 when he was only 10 years old. In his 50 years of stage career,he maintained strong and consistent performance but never avoided working on new techniques. He served as the director of the China Beijing Opera Theater,the director of the Opera Research Institute and the vice-chairman of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. [Detail]
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The 2015 China, Taizhou Street Dancing Competition ended in Liuyuan Block of Taizhou City on Nov 15, attracting over 130 dancers of 18 teams from Zhejiang and Anhui provinces as well as cities of Jiangsu province including Xuzhou, Nanjing, Changzhou, Lianyungang and Yangzhou.[Detail]
Xinghua was officially awarded the title of the "Home of Chinese Fiction" lately by the China Fiction Association for its favorable literary atmosphere and cultural ecology.[Detail]
This memorial hall was established specifically in memory of Zheng Banqiao,a famed Chinese painter,calligrapher and artist,who lived in the last Chinese dynasty,Qing Dynasty. Each of his art works could now cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and the hall has collected more than a thousand items not only from him but also from many other painters and calligraphers. [Detail]
Ginkgo tree,also called maidenhair tree,is a rare tree in the world. It is the only survival breed of the ancient Ginkgopsida,and for this reason,botanists regard it as"living fossil"in the plant kingdom. [Detail]
Plum trees,native to China,bloom remove February. They bloom lonely during the cold winter,fighting against frosts and snows. For this characteristic,they are regarded as a symbol of integrity and nobility。 [Detail]
This small shop on the corner maintains all traditional appearances. Chinese medicine is stored, weighed and sold in traditional ways and a doctor is always on staff for emergency situations or just walk-in consultations.[Detail]
From 2002 to 2005,the First World Championship and First Open European Majiang Championship had hold in China and Holland,respectively. Taizhou is one of cities where the production of majiang poker is in a dramatic scale. [Detail]
Taixing is traditionally known as "China's Town of Gingko" due to a specialty product called Gingko seeds, also known as "Big Buddha's Finger". Foreigners may have heard of these before, they can be distinguished from other Gingko seeds by their thick skin, tender kernels, and high nutritional value. The Taixing Gingko Festival was first held in 2002, and has been held biannually ever since.[Detail]