Xiamen High School Choir

Since Mother’s Day, my daughter has been singing and listening to 我的好媽媽. I even hear her singing it from her bed at night. In the car we listen to the same 儿歌 CD on repeat. Repeat. Repeat… I needed to find some new tunes, and quickly before lose my mind. I spent half the day Read More

Chinese New Year Facts

Ever wonder what people want to know about Chinese New Year? I’ve been on this Google Trends kick. I find the data fascinating. For example, I learned that Singapore is the country most interested in Chinese New Year. This is based on data from the last 5 years on how many people worldwide searched the Read More

Chinese New Year Song for kids

Here’s my Spotify playlist of Chinese New Year music! Just kidding. Frankly, I’m not big on holiday music and even avoid malls after Thanksgiving. How can anyone shop with “Jingle Bells” playing on repeat? It did cross my mind that perhaps the kids should listen to some Chinese New Year music. After a quick search Read More

7 Websites and Apps to Watch Chinese Shows and Movies

For language learners, watching Chinese shows is a fun way to learn commonly spoken phrases and expand your Chinese vocabulary. These are my top recommendations for popular streaming services to watch Chinese language content for free or with a subscription. Read More

Fruity Pie

One of my favorite children’s shows that you can watch on Youtube is 水果冰淇淋 (Fruity Pie). This show is the longest running preschool program since it’s first episode aired in 1998. The main characters are four curious puppets and their grandmother. Granny Fruity Pie is played by 趙自強 (Chao Tsu Chiang). He is a supporting actor in Read More