As Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, approaches, people all across China prepare for the biggest festival of the year.

If innovation is defined as rolling out new technologies to a mass market as the world watches on, then China is certainly an innovation economy. One Chinese entrepreneur who worked in the traditional clothing manufacturing industry before starting out her own innovative company model knows this all too well.

Awe-inspiring story of a non-profit organization teaching Traditional Tibetan Art! Rangtang Jonang Intangible Cultural Heritage Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching traditional Tibetan art and the preservation of Tibetan cultural heritage. Rangtang is on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the ‘roof of the world’ where more than 60 mountains exceed 4,500 meters above sea level. This center offers incredible opportunities for young people, who come from poor family backgrounds or are unemployed.

Su YongJun has a very interesting job, he makes glazed tiles. His family has been producing glazed tiles for over 680 years. He is the eighth-generation inheritor of Taiyuan city’s Su-style glazed tiles techniques. When he was young, he used to work in another sector; he didn’t know how to make the tiles. Later, he understood and recognized the cultural heritage his family had. He started to learn and through the years he gained deep knowledge in the production of these amazing pieces of art.

Seqinglamu is the main character of this inspiring story. She lives in the southeast of the Tibetan plateau. It’s a special region called Rangtang County in the west of Aba Prefecture, Sichuan province, China. She studied Thangka painting at Rangtang Jonang Intangible Cultural Heritage Center in Rangtang Town. Thangka is a form of scroll painting originated around the 8th century from Buddhism in the Tibetan region. 

Amazing opportunities in Indonesia! Meikarta is a largest and ambitious mega project in South East Asia. Meikarta is defined as a whole new city on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. This megaproject is presented as a business center and a hub for technology development.

On December 17th, the traditional Tibetan Scroll Painting has gained media attention, as several scholars, artists and entrepreneurs from all over China gathered to celebrate the graduation of the first class of Traditional Scroll Painting at Sichuan Thangka Institute. This important event was held in Jinze, a town near Shanghai, China. Having a lot of well-known and renowned people interested in the event, was indeed a great success.

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