Meet the Beijing Olympics mascots — ‘Bing’ and 'Shuey.' Our Host James Chau shares the cultural significance of these characters, as well as a number of other Chinese elements woven into this year's Winter Olympic celebration.
Olympic host cities are typically sites of new infrastructure — a new airport, stadium, or subway line. In the case of the Winter 2022 Games however, the hosts worked instead to repurpose previous Olympic sites while also improving public transportation. Our Host James Chau takes us along for the ride.
The Jamaican team has qualified for the four-man bobsleigh event for the first time since their debut in 1988, and the inspiration for the movie, 'Cool Runnings'. But also at these Beijing Winter Olympics, China is fielding its own bobsled — designed and crafted in China, as its athletes make their bid for sporting glory.
The Chinese New Year is more popularly known in China as the Spring Festival for the start of a new season, or Lunar New Year because the calendar is determined by the moon. In this video, our Host James Chau takes a deep dive in the meaning behind the traditions in the Year of the Tiger.