It’s red everywhere: red paints dripping on the floor, red color splashed on the wall, red dust in the air. This is China’s “Christmas village” in the southern town of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, thousands of miles away from the North Pole.
The current meme of reinventing red propaganda posters is part of this sub-culture of retro arts.
While most beggars beg to survive, some entrepreneurial beggars in China have turned panhandling into a low-cost, high-yield business.
Today, welcoming slogans targeted at freshmen go extremely personal
Posing after movie and TV show posters, students from Shandong University (SDU) put on a show for a wider audience.
While its meaning is open for interpretation, the original pose was actually from a 2010 group dance performance titled “The Vow” by dancing students from China’s Hunan University.
iFeng.com, website of Phoenix TV, a pro-Beijing TV broadcaster based in Hong Kong, featured a total of 6 comic strips of Xi Jingping: Uncle Xi’s Cartoon.
Most of the posts on his Weibo pages consist of a picture of some real-life scene, in which a hand-drawn girl with specially designed outfits and gestures catered to each scene is photoshopped in.
The song is said to be “simple and low key” and “full of passion and positivity.” Enjoy the music video!
Earlier this week, an eager Chinese mom bought a whole page of ad on Chinese Melbourne Daily to post a letter to her oversea son, calling him to go home.