Dongguan From the Underground: Dance to the Music

“Dance is different,” said Rena Farzaliyeva, founder of Around the World Dance Studio, after finishing a quick session before sitting down to talk. “When I was in second grade, my

Dongguan From the Underground: Art Is Hard

Humans have been expressing themselves with paint for at least thousands of years with no end in sight. Nowadays, artists have migrated from cramped, darkened caves to the urban sprawl,

Dongguan From the Underground: Fashion Forward

For a city that once boasted production of something close to 90% of the world’s textiles, the dress of local population isn’t all that impressive. Copies of copies, misspelled brands

Dongguan From the Underground: A Good Sport

Back in 2008, a wolf was born. Nailing gaps with a thrashing bike flying in tow, Dongguan BMX riders were regularly treated to impressive displays of athleticism. “When I started

The Right Mix of Chalk and Challenges – A Look Into DG’s World of Teaching

Beyond healthcare, entertainment, nourishment and more, education is the bedrock of any developed society. An incredible amount of consequences come from having effective or ineffective societal knowledge. Minute details from

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