Posts From Tracy Lu

China’s Single Time Zone

Upon the creation of the PRC, leaders sought to publicize the singular identity with a single time zone for the whole of massive China. Why? Holding a territory as large

DG Being a First-Tier City

Dongguan was deemed to be on par TO China’s LARGEST urban centers and the internet WENT WILD. Whether or not you agree, there may be some logic to the madness.

The Glory of Weightlifting: Shilong Weightlifting Museum

  Not many people know that Shilong is often called the “hometown of weightlifting.” Even fewer know that it was Chen Jingkai, a native of Shilong, who set a sporting

The Origin of Lingnan Fine Art: Lingnan Museum of Fine Art

Just about 150 years ago, artists studying painting, calligraphy, music, poetry and writing converged at the stylish Keyuan Garden in Guancheng, where they shared ideas and drank tea. Among them

A Jade Tossed in Concrete Forest: Arts de Chine Museum

Located in the middle of Dongguan’s industrial Hengli Town, the museum offers a satisfying cultural escape for people interested in Chinese culture and antiques (or alpacas and talking birds). Most

A First Impression of the City: Dongguan Exhibition Center

Don’t be confused, the Dongguan Exhibition Center is a museum rather than a giant hall where furniture or car shows are held. The first-floor exhibit will bring you back all

A Promoter and Educator of Modern Art: 21 Space Art Museum

As one of the best exhibition sites for modern art in the city, the museum houses a 3,000-square-meter area, including a sizable 20-meter-high transparent outdoor space to accommodate the craziest

The Future of Dongguan: Dongguan City Planning Exhibition Gallery

Barely opened for half a year, the Dongguan City Planning Exhibition Gallery has already been surprising visitors with an interesting view of an otherwise expectedly boring topic. Spend a few

The Significance of Shilong: Shilong Museum

Located in the heart of old downtown Shilong is the Shilong Museum. In these halls, you’ll bear witness to the ups and downs, affluence and adversity, and stability and turbulence

The First Human of PRD: Haogang Site Museum

Around 6,000 years ago, the northwest, waterfront geography of Dongguan, including Machong, Shilong, Zhongtang, Daojiao and Shatian, were submerged under the sea. On the border of Guancheng and Nancheng, a