Expat Learns Chinese Culture in Hebei

November 26, 2018
Editor: Wang Yue
Expat Learns Chinese Culture in Hebei
Emily Francis and her family hold her calligraphy work at home in Shijiazhuang on Nov 24, 2018. [Xinhua]

 

In 2017, Emily Francis traveled with husband Guo Liaoda, a Chinese man, to live in Shijiazhuang, China's Hebei province. Now, the couple runs a education studio in the city.

Francis likes Chinese culture and is learning calligraphy, painting, and Guqin, a Chinese traditional music instrument with seven strings. Francis said living in China is cool and here she can better understand the country's culture and taste its food. She also has a family with full hearts and love, Francis added.

As China has implemented the reform and opening-up policy for 40 years, more and more foreigners are coming to China to work, study and live. The country is helping these foreigners realize their dreams.

 

Expat Learns Chinese Culture in Hebei
Francis and her husband's Chinese-style wedding photo [Xinhua]
Expat Learns Chinese Culture in Hebei

Francis plays Guqin at home. [Xinhua]
Expat Learns Chinese Culture in Hebei
Francis learns traditional Chinese-style traditional painting from her mother-in-law at home in Shijiazhuang. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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