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Peasant art draws on folk crafts for vivid rural scenes

Nov 9, 2016

IN 1972 during the cultural revolution (1966-76), a group of urban artists was sent to the countryside to "learn" from the peasants. Cheng Shifa, Han Heping, Wu Tongzhang and others went to live in Zhonghong, a farm...


Italian restores 'secret garden' in Jinshan

Oct 11, 2016

WHILE most foreign residents of Shanghai live and work downtown, Gianpietro Belotti, the CEO of a multinational company, spends much of his time in the suburban district of Jinshan. "Jinshan is a place where I've...


Mouth-watering trips for grape lovers

Aug 8, 2016

SUMMER is a season of bountiful fresh fruit and the time for the Shiquan Grape Festival in Jinshan District. People can pick, taste and purchase the famed Shiquan grapes during the festival that runs until the end...


As mercury soars, all roads lead to Jinshan

Jun 3, 2016

JINSHAN City Beach along the Hangzhou Bay has a host of activities lined up for visitors this summer, but entrance to the beach is no longer free. Wing Tan reports. With the mercury on the up, it is time to look for...


Carnival celebrates the best of Jinshan

Apr 29, 2016

COASTAL Jinshan District in Shanghai boasts an abundance of countryside scenery, authentic local delicacies and some of the city's best ocean views. This coming May Day, it will also host an exciting holiday carnival. Fengjing...


Blooming wonders of nature

Apr 14, 2016

AS the mercury rises and spring fills the air, the scenery in suburban Jinshan District comes alive with blooming flowers. March and April are said to be among the most colorful months in the countryside, so it's...


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