Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Happy New Year -- 新年愉快 -- governments around the world mark the Year of the Ox with special stamps
Happy New Year!
The year of the ox begins Monday. We wish you and your family the best possible year.
Please take care and write - we'd love to hear from you about our programs, our newsletters, and web magazine. Please let us know what we're doing well, what we might do better, and what topics you think we might focus on as we move forward. Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mainstreaming of the lunar new year is quite remarkable - companies such as Time Warner Cable have worked the holiday into their marketing campaigns. The envelope below, addressed to "current resident," brought their latest pitch.
People in many nations mark the lunar new year and many governments have issued stamps to mark the occasion. Below we send you pictures of those stamps as a way of celebrating and wishing you well.
USC U.S.-China Institute
Have you seen other companies working the lunar new year into their advertising? Have you come across new year stamps from other countries? Please share them with us. Send images and links to us at email@example.com.
Don't forget -- we look at the international and domestic impact of the Beijing Olympics at USC next Friday, January 30. Click here to see the line-up of scholars, journalists, officials, and athletes who will be speaking. Register now to save your space.
Please invite others to subscribe to USCI’s free email newsletter for regular updates on events and programs. We will not share names or email addresses with any other entity. Sign Up.
3535 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1262
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.