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Introduction of hey chongqing!

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Introduction of hey chongqing!

  1. 1. Hey! Chongqing Be close to Chongqing and you will know a different world
  2. 2. CONTENT Why We Do Hey! Chongqing How We Do Hey! Chongqing What We Will Gain From Hey! Chongqing Contact us
  3. 3. Why We Do Hey! Chongqing
  4. 4. PROJECT BACKGROUND INFORMATION Yangzi river, the longest river in China is right running through the mountain city -Chongqing where the origin of Bashu culture generated from. For thousands of years ,people here immerse themselves in the gorgeous culture and always proud of their unique culture. The carrier of culture Sichuan Opera, Sichuan embroidery and tea art permeate Chongqing people’s life. While, with the development of economy and to keep the pace with the globalization, some of the culture seemed fading away in Chongqing people’s daily life, and the city seemed lost its way in the rapid development. The young generation lost their interest for the culture which from their remote ancestor. WE’RE NOT THE OUTSIDER, we should do something to save our culture. We’ll pick back up the lost culture just when you here with this project (start on July 3rd)which is also an amazing travel with the core of Bashu Culture
  5. 5. Background of Hot Pot Hot pot - is the most famous and favorite dish in Chongqing. Chongqing local people consider the hot pot as a local specialty, which is noted for its peppery and hot taste, scalding yet fresh and tender. People gather around a small pot boiled with charcoal, filled with flavorful and nutritious soup base. You have a choice of spicy, pure and combo for the soup base. Thin sliced raw variety meat, fish, various bean curd products and all kinds of vegetables are boiled in the soup base. You then dip them in a little bowl of special sauce. First eaten by poor boatmen of the Yangtze River in Chongqing area and then spread westwards to the rest of Sichuan. There are a great variety of hotpots, including Yueyang Hotpot, Four Tastes Hotpot, Yashan Hotpot and Fish Head Hotpot. If you are adventurous enough, you can basically cook anything with hot pot, e.g., pig's brain and duck's kidney. Chongqing people love their hotpot, especially when the weather is steamy. The fire dances under the pot, the heavily oiled and spiced soup boils with hazy steam, and the people are bathed in sweat. Although hotpot can be found wherever there are street vendors or small restaurants, chongqing Hot pot has the greatest variety and is known for its delicious soup base and dipping sauce.
  6. 6. Background of Sichuan Opera Sichuan Opera is the face of the special skills of the performing arts one. It is the characters inner thoughts and feelings of the performance of a romantic way. Face approach can be divided into three types - hand face, blowing face, push face. Sichuan Opera is the treasure house of Chinese opera in a Guangcaizhaoren the pearl. It has a long history of keeping the fine traditions of a lot of repertoire, and rich melodies and superb performing arts. Overall the art form is well known for its singing, which is less constrained than that of the more popular Beijing opera form. Sichuan opera is more like a play than other forms of Chinese opera, and the acting is highly polished. The music accompanying Sichuanese opera utilizes a small gong and an instrument called a Muqin, which is similar to the Erhu. The traditional formula is quite systematic with a combination of stunts like face-changing, tihuiyan, sword-hiding, fire-spitting and beard-changing with the plot and different characters.
  7. 7. Background of Shu Embroidery Shu embroidery is renowned for its superb workmanship, smooth and bright in quality. It has strong expression and artistic effect. The features of it are said as "fine and smooth needlework, simple and elegant colors, graceful and easy lines and the traditional Chinese paintings' style ". Its needling characteristics lie in "the even stitches, bright threads, closeness and softness in texture, and both centrifugal and centripetal needling". The embroidery takes locally-produced colorful satin and threads as its materials. Shu embroidery (Shu is the shortened form of Sichuan), also called "Chuan embroidery", is one of the four famous embroidery styles in China. It has enjoyed high reputation as "a treasure of Sichuan" ever since the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).Shu embroidery is particularly characterized by the closeness of its stitching, which allows Shu embroiderers to highlight miniscule details in the subjects they produce. A Shu embroidered piece may include hundreds of thousands of stitches in a single figure or animal, and may take many days or even weeks to complete.
  8. 8. Background of Tea Art The Chinese people, in their drinking of tea, place much significance on the act of "savoring." "Savoring tea" is not only a way to discern good tea from mediocre tea, but also how people take delight in their reverie and in tea- drinking itself. Snatching a bit of leisure from a busy schedule, making a kettle of strong tea, securing a serene space, and serving and drinking tea by yourself can help banish fatigue and frustration, improve your thinking ability and inspire you with enthusiasm. The sado is take leads a pious life obtains enlightenment drinks the tea art as the objective, contains the betrothal gift, the etiquette, the environment, to lead a pious life four big essential factors. The tea art is the sado foundation, is the sado essential condition, the tea art may the independence exist in the sado. The sado take the tea art as a carrier, depends on each other in the tea art. Tea art key in "skill", in the custom tea art, obtains again enjoys esthetically; The sado key point is saying ", is for the purpose of cultivating the mind through the tea art grows the soul, perceives through meditation the main road. The tea art connotation is smaller than the sado, the sado connotation containing tea art. The tea art extension is bigger than the sado, its extension is situated between the sado and the tea culture.
  9. 9. HOW We Do Hey! Chongqing
  10. 10. Project Duration(July 10th—July 27th) Personnel Arrangement Form of Experience Show Session Global village We will have the 6 global volunteers and 6 local volunteers to form three groups. Each of the global volunteer will have a body And in each group have one member from the AIESEC CQU. Working as a group. WE will take a series of lessons consisting of Sichuan Opera, Sichuan Embroidery, Sichuan style dishes and Chinese tea art in local culture institutions. You are expected to record your whole journey in China by words and pictures everyday. Make a video with all the teammates, making a video based on the topic of “ Nice to meet you! Chongqing ” by recording your life in Chongqing at the end of the project in order to promote Chinese culture and culture of Chongqing. Encourage residents to concern about international culture, give power to build an international city by photographs show, talent shows, food and cultural sharing. Give cultural presentations about the intern’s country. Intern can prepare PPT, bring some small gadgets, national snacks, national clothes or even cook national food to show their culture. Introduction or traveling brochures are also acceptable.
  11. 11. Project Process July 2nd Make sure you can arrive Chongqing July 3rd Welcome Party July 4th Training Day July 7th Culture Discovery Staring Day 7 8 Sichuan Opera learning 9 Tea Art learning 10 Tea Art learning 11 Sichuan Opera learning 12 13 14 Sichuan Opera learning 15 Hot Pot Making 16 Hot Pot Making 17 Sichuan Opera learning 18 Shu Embroidery Learning 19 20 21 Sichuan Opera learning 22 Shu Embroidery Learning 23 Sichuan Opera learning 24 Shu Embroidery Learning 25 26 27 July 26th -July 27th Show Time July 31st Closing day for Hey! Chongqing
  12. 12. What We Will Gain from Hey! Chongqing
  13. 13. Our Expectation: 1. Have a completely new understanding of China and Chinese culture; 2. Develop self-improvement and leadership; 3. Record and make a video about your work & life experience in China; 4. Positive feedback from the manager and percentage of participating of activities. Our Vision: We’re sincerely hope that the traditional Bayu Culture will broaden your horizon and you will also enjoy the learning of some different culture. When people see your performance of Sichuan Opera, Shu Embroidery and Tea Art, they will pay more heed to their attitude to their own culture preserve, cherish and inherit it for the young generation. And the sense of traditional culture is also a faith, when you go back to your country, you can also value the traditional culture in your country.
  14. 14. Contact with Hey! Chongqing
  15. 15. We are looking forward to receiving your response from you with a sincere heart. Hope to meet you in Chongqing!