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Traditional Condiment Brand Jammychai Returns to Its Original Site
Traditional Condiment Brand Jammychai Returns to Its Original Site

Updated:1319437040Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

By the end of September, the centuries-old Jammychai (致美斋) will reopen in its original site at Zhongshan 4 Road. The renewed condiment and pickle shop, with two floors, boasts an assortment of over 50 types of traditional condiments.
Guangzhou: A City Packed with Cultural Heritages
Guangzhou: A City Packed with Cultural Heritages

Updated:1309497898Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Guangzhou has added four more items to the list of Intangible Cultural Heritages in China. The four new items include Cantonese Operatic Song, Guangdong Puppet Drama, the custom of Double Seventh Festival in Tianhe District and Polo Birth.
Name Cards of South China Released
Name Cards of South China Released

Updated:1293590399Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

The Ten cultural "name cards" include Cantonese cuisine, Cantonese Opera, Cantonese music, traditional Cantonese Qilou buildings, Huangpu Military Academy, the Canton Fair, Duan inkstone, Kaiping Diaolou, Dr. Sun Yet-sen ect.
Guangzhou Old Cinemas Go with the Tide
Guangzhou Old Cinemas Go with the Tide

Updated:1288600501Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

China has a long history of film making and as surprising as it may seem, between the founding of the PRC in 1949.
South Lion: the Guangzhou Lion Dance
South Lion: the Guangzhou Lion Dance

Updated:1288600312Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

There are two schools of Lion Dance generally, the Northern Lion and the Southern Lion. They have different styles of dancing skills. The Guangzhou-style Lion Dance belongs to the Southern one, which could be dated back to the late Ming Dynasty.
Hong Quan, A Bloodline Between Generations
Hong Quan, A Bloodline Between Generations

Updated:1288600170Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Hong Quan, also called "lightning fists," is a martial art which dates back over 300 years to the beginning of the Qing Dynasty (1616-1911).
Guangdong Opera Listed as World Heritage
Guangdong Opera Listed as World Heritage

Updated:1288599905Source:cctv.com

Cantonese Opera has recently been included on the World Intangible Cultural Heritage List, after a joint application from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao.
Nanguan Cinema Revives
Nanguan Cinema Revives

Updated:1288599706Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Founded in 1908, Nanguan Cinema is one of these old movie theaters. Located on Beijing Nan Road, the cinema was an important part of local life. It closed twelve years ago, but has recently reopened after undergoing a 1 million yuan renovation.
Where to Find Old Xiguan Houses in Guangzhou?
Where to Find Old Xiguan Houses in Guangzhou?

Updated:1288599539Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

What is a Xiguan House: The facade of a Xi Guan house was generally built with grey bricks, and the main wooden door is accompanied by a Tanglong (horizontal wooden bars) and a pair of 'café style' outer doors at the entrance.
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Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.

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