Events

Free Chinese knots class at Beijing International Chinese College

Chinese knotting is a decorative handicraft art that began as a form of Chinese folk art in China. Chinese knots are usually lanyard type arrangements where two cords enter from the top of the knot and two cords leave from the bottom. The knots are usually double-layered and symmetrical . In Chinese, “knot” means reunion, friendliness, peace, warmth, marriage, love, etc. They are often used to express good wishes, including happiness, prosperity, love and the absence of evil.

Free lecture: Chinese folk music

The traditional music of China can sound strange, to Western ears. In our multicultural society, where we can pick up the music of all five continents in any good record store, Chinese folk music and song remain mysterious to most of us.

Many Chinese instruments may be unfamiliar to Western audiences, and the sounds they make can upon first hearing might seem unusual.

Free Paper-Cutting class

Paper- Cutting also named Jianzhi (剪纸); is a very distinctive visual art of Chinese handicrafts. It became one of the important art styles in Chinese folk culture. This art has evolved uniquely all over the world to adapt to different cultural styles. Paper-cutting artwork is used on the festivals like spring festivals, weddings, childbirth.



BICC – Sanlitun campus is offering free Paper-cutting class with a very experienced teacher, on Wednesday, May 24th at 14:30

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