Tag Archives: Chinese celebrity

American Dreams in China

In my constant Sisyphean pursuit of trying to understand China and Chinese culture (中国文化 ZhōngGuó WénHuà) better, I’ve recently watched the movie American Dreams in China. Yes, there’s the American dream, but there’s also the Chinese dream, a concept recently introduced by the new Chinese leadership. Strolling around the streets of China you will thus find Read More…

The Faces of China: The Goddess

Meet the famous actress, model (模特 MóTè), host – the goddess,  林志玲 (Lín ZhìLíng). Chances are that if a tall, slender, shy-looking beauty is staring at you from a nearby jumbo poster, you are most probably facing Ling Chi-ling. Born in Taiwan, Taibei in 1974, Chi-ling was later on educated in Toronto (多伦多 DuōLúnDuō), where Read More…

The Faces of China: Big S

Walking around any city in China, turning on your TV, computer or looking at the ads displayed on the subway, in taxis, shops and magazines, you will be greeted by a limited number of faces that stand behind the world’s most famous brands. It would seem that international stars are a rare commodity in China, but those Read More…

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