Chinese http://nhpr.org en Celebrating China's Spring Festival In New England http://nhpr.org/post/celebrating-chinas-spring-festival-new-england <p>This week marks the start of the <a href="http://blogs.transparent.com/chinese/spring-festival/">Spring Festival</a>, or Chinese New Year. This fifteen-day celebration is the longest and most important holiday in China, featuring family reunions, fireworks, traditional meals, red lanterns, and the traditional gift of the Hong Bao, or <a href="http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/festivals/red-envelop.htm">Red Packet</a>. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:08:07 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 21729 at http://nhpr.org Celebrating China's Spring Festival In New England Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins The Pritzker Prize http://nhpr.org/post/chinese-architect-wang-shu-wins-pritzker-prize For the first time, the Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to an architect based in China. Wang Shu, 49, is interested in preservation, working slowly and tradition — ideals that sometimes seem forgotten in today's booming China. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:15:00 +0000 2178 at http://nhpr.org Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins The Pritzker Prize Ancient Sound, Modern Virtuoso http://nhpr.org/post/ancient-sound-modern-virtuoso <p>The music of Pipa player Wu Man, in the midst of a multi-media residency at Dartmouth.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:59:05 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1569 at http://nhpr.org Ancient Sound, Modern Virtuoso