Fans of the Hanfu culture gathered in the water town of Xitang, Zhejiang province last month. Photo: Simon Song

Young people drive revival of China’s ancient Hanfu culture

  • By reviving the clothes of their ancestors, Hanfu lovers say they are showing pride in Chinese culture and recreating a world of respect and nobility
  • A niche interest has steadily grown to include at least 2 million enthusiasts
Topic |   China Society

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Fans of the Hanfu culture gathered in the water town of Xitang, Zhejiang province last month. Photo: Simon Song
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Why Xi Jinping drew on Greece’s ancient past to forge future ties with China

  • The Chinese president played up the two countries’ long history to frame a modern economic relationship, observers say
Topic |   Greece

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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