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Chinese women cyclists compete with the best

FINAL checking of bikes and tires, putting on uniforms, helmets and sunglasses and hugging each other for good luck, five young Chinese women get ready for the Tour of Chongmng Island. The five members ...

May 20, 2014, Tuesday


Dutch cyclist claims victory in 2 races

THE Dutch “queen of sprint” Kirsten Wild from Giant-Shimano was the biggest winner in the three-day Tour of Chongming Island and the Women’s Road World Cup which ended on Sunday.The three-day tour was ...

May 20, 2014, Tuesday


Big carnival to celebrate island’s cycling event

WITH major cycling events making the island increasingly popular, bicycling around Chongming is more than transport; it’s a way of life and an activity that brings pleasure. To celebrate cycling and the ...

May 12, 2014, Monday


Women’s international bike race set for island

NOWHERE is better than Chongming Island to go on a recreational bike-riding trip during pleasant weather in Shanghai. The eco-island’s winding roads, refreshing air and wooded scenery have made it one ...

May 12, 2014, Monday


Edmondson clinches first title in dramatic fashion

AUSTRALIAN Annette Edmondson won the final stage of the Tour of Chongming Island on Friday - and in doing so clinched her first title as a professional cyclist by a single second. The 22-year-old from the Orica-AIS......

May 15, 2013, Wednesday


Local hero's determination keeps her on track

CHONGMING Island locals were rooting for cyclist Huang Dongyan, one of their own, at last week's Tour of Chongming Island. The 20-year-old who rides for Chongming Giant, eventually finished 56th in the three-stage......

May 15, 2013, Wednesday


Chongming strikes an eco-balance

SCENIC Chongming Island, the gateway to the Yangtze River, calls itself an ecological island of 600,000 that aims to balance environmental protection with sustainable development. Developers across the Changjiang......

September 4, 2012, Tuesday


Shoulder Pole Play

THIS is a one-man traveling puppet show so named because all the costumes and props can be packed onto one shoulder pole. At one end is a stage and at the other a high puppeteer's chair. This form of folk entertainment......

July 7, 2012, Saturday


Peony Pavilion

THIS is a form of folk music performance staged under a pavilion-like awning and featuring traditional string, woodwind and percussion instruments, such as gongs and drum. Only performed in Chongming, it originated......

July 7, 2012, Saturday


Old melodies of Yingzhou

IN ancient times, Chongming used to be called Yingzhou and it had three famous folk music works. They are "Old Melodies of Yingzhou," which is a collection, Chongming folk songs and music for woodwinds and percussion. ......

July 7, 2012, Saturday




 

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