Our friend (and Beijing Cream contributor) Jim Fields was at the annual Qingdao International Beer Festival a couple of weeks back, and he returned with this video. Watch a kid grow up right before your eyes.
Pole dancing is sort of big here, on subways and in an official capacity, so it's with apologies that we report, belatedly, that the 3rd China Pole Dance Championships came and went earlier this month without us noticing. Luckily, World of Chinese has our back:
China’s national pole dance team — yes, this is a real thing — was sent to Dalian recently to perform some tricks on a pole in the snow. These pictures were snapped on Monday, posted to Xinhua (of course). We admire these ladies’ grit. They really ought to dress warmer though.
The above video of an unnamed young woman pole dancing in a Wuhan subway carriage recently hit the Internet, and as you can imagine, it’s well on its way toward viraldom. A Chinese journalist did some digging and discovered that three weeks ago on Sina Weibo, some netizens were calling for exactly this type of... Read more »
China’s fascination with the pole dance extends to competitive pole dancing as well: three females and one male are traveling to Zurich, Switzerland to compete in the World Pole Dance competition on November 10. The Chinese contestants are listed on World Pole Dance’s website as Cao Haijing, Meng Yifan, Song Xuemei, and Yan Shaoxuan, all of... Read more »
This will (probably) be our last post on the 10th Guangzhou Sex Culture Festival, which concluded Monday. Above (and on Youku after the jump for those in China), a little video I edited featuring pole dancers. If you’re more of a picture person, check this out. Happy Sunday afternoon bleeding into evening, everyone.
Where to begin? Zeta Bar in Hilton Beijing held its fourth pole-dancing competition on Saturday in collaboration with Love Show Studio, the self-proclaimed “Beijing’s No. 1 pole-dancing school.” Local nightlife blogger Jim Boyce informs us the winners were “Ms. Zhenzhen,” as chosen by judges, and “Ms. Vivi,” as chosen by the audience. We’re not sure... Read more »
UPDATE: The above video was appended on 3/18. It features Ayo Technology and Don’t Cha. The Chinese Pole Dancing Championship is about to start (apparently), and the woman in the video after the jump (it’s there because it auto-plays) is sixty-something [correction: born in the 1960s] Shi Xiaohong (according to title). All we know for... Read more »