Since 2018, Cultural Keys has been a proud member of Expat Connection, a gateway group through which expats in Beijing can access a range of products and services all specifically aimed at improving their quality of life while here.
But what is Expat Connection, who are the members, and how can it help you live a better life in Beijing? Read on to find out!
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There is no easy way to say ‘捏面 nie mian’ in English! It literally means ‘pinch flour’ but in fact this folk-craft, which dates back to the Han dynasty, involves a lot more than just pinching!
The ‘clay’, actually dough, was traditionally made of glutinous rice and colourings made from different foods. The final product, beautiful though it was, could be eaten. Today, certain additives such as honey and paraffin might be added to improve the longevity of the final product, and they definitely can’t be eaten!
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We have have lots of amazing cultural events on this summer! From our popular monthly calligraphy workshop, to a walk & talk at the Guozijian Hutongs, there’s definitely something for everyone!
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