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Last Saturday, Chinese Academy organized a pottery activity. Chinese ceramic ware is an art form that has been developing since the neolithic period. There are two primary categories of Chinese ceramics, low-temperature-fired pottery or táo (陶, about 950–1200 ℃) and high-temperature-fired porcelain or cí (瓷, about 1250–1400 ℃). The history of Chinese ceramics began some eight […]

This Wednesday, Chinese Academy organized a culture class about making Baozi! Baozi (Chinese: About this sound 包子), or bao, is a type of filled bun or bread-like (i.e. made with yeast) dumpling in various Chinese cuisines. There are many variations in fillings (meat or vegetarian) and preparations (usually steamed). In its bun-like aspect it is very […]

Think Chinese quizzes would be boring? Think again! Our funny quizzes are far from boring, instead they are extremely fun and exciting, not to mention educational! Our studens Eyal and Amir are giving us a quiz about chinese culture.Have fun with your friends while you all learn the Chinese language, and find out which Chinese […]

Dragon Backbone’s Rice Terraces is the most amazing terrace in China! Construction of the terraces began in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when construction was completed. The Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces are the culmination of both the profound wisdom and strenuous labor of the Zhuang people.Last Saturday, students […]

  This Wednesday, teacher Icy gave a vivid culture lesson bout Mid-autumn Festival.Mid-Autumn Festival is the second most important festival in China after Chinese New Year. To the Chinese, the festival means family reunion and harmony. It is celebrated when the moon is full, and Chinese people believe a full moon is a symbol of […]

This Wednesday, Chinese Academy organized a class dinner at Chunji restaurant.Chunji has been focused on Chinese cuisine, especially on a famous local speciality, roasted goose.   we had a rich variety of food,claiming that its recipe combining the features and advantages of both Guangzhou and Hunan cuisine, Chunji has been serving its cutomers by not […]

Volunteering in China is not only fun but can also help you subtract the costs needed for living here. Many students wish to spend a season abroad to learn their favourite language. We know, however, that these experiences can be fairly expensive. That’s why we invite you to come to our school to learn Chinese […]

This Wednesday we had a culture class in Chinese academy about Chinese teachers day.  10th of September is an official holiday in China. This day the whole country fetes educators and teachers. This holiday, in its different interpretations, has been existed in China as early as the Middle Ages. Teachers and coaches have always been […]

By Amelia S, volunteer and student I’m going to take this opportunity to talk about my personal experience at Omeida Chinese Academy in Yangshuo. This has been one of the best experiences of my life, and it’s not exaggeration. I’ve fully enjoyed every minute of my time here, and I’m genuinely sad that my time […]

Last Saturday, Chinese Academy  organized a cool event called Via Ferrata Zip Lining, A via ferrata (Italian for “iron road”) is a protected climbing route found in the Alps and certain other locations. The essence of a modern via ferrata is a steel cable which runs along the route and is periodically (every 1 to […]