China Adventure of Culture & Arts Study Tour
China Adventure of Culture and Arts Study Tour programme specialises on the real and personal experience for you to study and hence be able to appreciate those invaluable human treasure which have been passing from thousands of years ago. You will be expecting to learn one or two of the most unique and representative Chinese arts form every day, from music to painting, from architecture to opera and many more topics. Not only will you be able to see these world wonders, artworks, and different religious systems for yourselves, but also will we invite the famous artists in their own fields to lesson you the actual history, origin and development of these fascinating culture and arts. More importantly, you will be able to have a hands-on experience, get exercise and practicing experience while being personally in the scene, and have the opportunity to talk to these artists in different areas. Learning all these fascinating topics about arts, history, and culture will not be just from books, TV, or other people saying, but will be from the real history itself.
This Study Tour will specially focus on the quest of the history, the origin of various Chinese culture and arts, and to explore what has made China being one of the four greatest ancient civilisation. Each day of the Study topics covers all of the most invaluable treasures of Chinese culture and arts, ranging from Chinese music to folk arts, from martial arts to ancient imperial mausoleum culture, as well as religious of Buddhism and so many other mysterious Chinese culture and arts awaits to be unveiled. Here could you not only see these humane cultural wonders and arts achievements for yourself, but also have the personal experience of learning all these arts and culture. Besides all these, you will also be experiencing the most authentic Chinese food culture, from the delicate chef recommendations to the local delicacies.
This 12-day journey will start from the Capital city, Beijing, to learn the national cultural essence of China, and all the way deep into the hinterland of China, Xi'an, capital city of 13 ancient dynasties among 3,000 years of total Chinese dynastic history, where the Chinese culture originated. The journey will continue to the city of abundance, Chengdu, to discover the secrets as being one of the most prosperous cities for all ages.
After this trip, you will have much deeper understanding of the history, philosophy and the development of various Chinese culture and arts, and have more appreciation for the intelligence of our ancient ancestors.
This 11-day Study Tour will also start from the Capital city, Beijing, to begin with the national cultural essence of China, and travel into the Yangtze River Delta. In this area, we will start from Nanjing, the capital city of 6 ancient dynasties. Having covered all the topics about Chinese history, and the culture and arts courses corresponded to the history, the journey will continue to explore the heaven of the earth reckoned by Chinese ancient people, Suzhou, and Hangzhou. In between of the two cities, we will also leave our footprint into the most beautiful water town to find your inner peace there.
Southern China has been rewarded as the richest region in China of all ages. The fast development of economics, and unique local customs and dialects mark a totally different cultural system comparing to the middle and the northern China. Here is the origin of those delicate crafts cultures like tea culture and silk culture. And these unparalleled peaceful water towns have bred millions of people for thousands of years.
Here you will be able to learn and visit the most famous garden architectures, understand how the Chinese tea was originated and the manufacturing skills being developed, and the process of making a piece of beautiful and elegant silk.