Aerial China (Bird’s-eye China) ★★★★★

The documentary Aerial China, which shows China from a bird’s-eye perspective, was aired on CCTV-9 in January 2017. Each episode features some of the most representative and beautiful landscapes in the country. The series consists of a total of 34 episodes, each 50 minutes long, and covers all of China’s 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities and two special administrative regions.

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Season 1 – Episode 1: Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Season 1 – Episode 2: Hainan, the island-provinceSeason 1 – Episode 3: Heilongjiang, the northernmost province
Season 1 – Episode 4: Shaanxi, China’s ancient heartSeason 1 – Episode 5: Jiangxi, land of mountains and watersSeason 1 – Episode 6: Shanghai, a gateway to the world

A Bite of China ★★★★★

A Bite of China is a Chinese documentary television series on the history of food, eating, and cooking in China. The documentary series, which began filming in March 2011, introduces the history and story behind foods of various kinds in more than 60 locations in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The documentary has also been actively encouraged as a means of introducing Chinese food culture to those unfamiliar with local cuisine.

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Season1 – Episode 1: Gift of NatureSeason 1 – Episode 2: The Story of Staple FoodSeason 1 – Episode 3: Inspiration for ChangeSeason 1 – Episode 4: The Taste of Time
Season 1 – Episode 5: Secrets of KitchenSeason 1 – Episode 6: A Perfect Blend of Five FlavorsSeason 1 – Episode 7: Our Farm
Season 2 – Episode 1: FootsetpsSeason 2 – Episode 2: Heart’s MessageSeason 2 – Episode 3: SeasonsSeason 2 – Episode 4: Daily Domestics
Season 2 – Episode 5: EncountersSeason 2 – Episode 6: Realm of SecretsSeason 2 – Episode 7: Three MealsSeason 2 – Episode 8: The Making (Special Edition)

China’s Mega Projects III ★★★★★

Today, China’s social landscape has changed dramatically. These changes are taking place all around you and me, and they are attracting global attention. The new season of superengineering takes you to the heart of China, the world’s second-largest economy. Reveals the massive systems that make this country work, and takes you to the secrets behind a series of major events. To tell you all about the tremendous efforts and challenges this country is facing.
In the new series, the super project team will focus more on people’s livelihood, focusing on the unknown super projects behind the most basic needs of food, clothing, housing and transportation. Super engineering will, as always, tell you a lively story in detail, but it will also take you to the future, looking for ways to make your life better and more harmonious.

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FoodEnergyTransportationManufacturingThe 24-hour megacity

My Railway, My Story ★★★★★

Documentary about Mombasa-Nairobi Railway
A new era for railway transport in Kenya. Kenya’s largest infrastructure project since independence, the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, is now up and running. The 480-kilometer-long railroad ushers in a new era for east Africa, making the region more accessible than ever and opening up its markets and trade. Construction crews from China and Kenya joined hands to complete construction and support the operation of this infrastructure project. This railway is seen as a flagship project of China-Kenya cooperation, as well as a fulfillment of shared dreams for many locals.

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My Railway, My Story – BridgesMy Railway, My Story – StationsMy Railway, My Story – Roads

2008 Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony ★★★★★

Watch one of the most spectacular opening ceremonies of all time in High Definition at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games. The ceremony was held at the Beijing National Stadium, aka the Bird’s Nest, on August 8th, 2008. It was directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou.

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Full Opening Ceremony from Beijing 2008