Chinese public diplomacy with edutainment at its sharpest, in a reminder to the world – we’re not a militant monolith!
University students from 77 countries congregate to exchange narratives in modern and traditional Chineseness. That their introductions took up more than 11 minutes out of the 79 minute runtime was pretty cool..
It is also noteworthy that Chinese state media channels are not exactly sitting idly as state instruments. Their creativity and platforms for expression are worth catching up on, if Mandarin isn’t a barrier. In any case, the production and narrative values are good enough it’s worth watching if you’re got an hour plus to spare.
For more – 中国湖南卫视官方频道 China HuNanTV Official Channel to see a spread of their content.