Tang Dafei

Videographer
Metro

Women getting hooked on rock climbing

"I want people to cast aside their stereotypes of rock climbing as a man's sport and just get out and enjoy it."
Art & Culture

Preserving Shanghai's unique puppetry tradition

He Xiaoqiong, head of the Shanghai Puppet Theater, fell into puppetry by accident. Now, she is keeping the unique Shanghai style alive for modern audiences.
Art & Culture

Tapestry of time: weaving past and future

Woolen needlepoint tapestry is a kind of embroidery using colored wool to create patterns and designs in linen. Master Xu Fengying has been making this art for almost 58 years...
Metro

A journey home

It's Spring Festival, and a time for millions who work and live in Shanghai to return to their hometowns. Shine's photographers share glimpses of a million stories.
Art & Culture

The local man and his crusade to protect a vanishing art

Wang Shijun, the founder of Shanghai Arts of Lacquerware Museum in Minhang District, shows us around with a passion hard to hide.
Lifestyle

The Temple of Old Books: A walk through Shanghai's secondhand book market

Paris has a famous old book market, and Shanghai does too. You'll find it when you enter the city center's only Confucius temple...
Art & Culture

Creating Virtue: The Story of the Thangka Painter

Thangka, a unique painting format featuring Buddha, deities and other religious symbols in Tibetan culture, is still practiced by some every single day.
Lifestyle

Watch: Shanghai Daily newcomers in their own movie

In 2017, Shanghai Daily welcomed several newcomers across different departments. With various characters and experiences, they bring brand new ideas and energy to Shanghai Daily.
Art & Culture

Stitches in time: the story of a tsa-tsa craftsman

Kalzang Bum says that temples are the spiritual home of Tibetans. But life is a journey for these traditionally nomadic people, and temples are not always to be found... 
Lifestyle

An ordinary woman's journey and her prized treasures

This is the story of an antiques collector who found her true self on a famous Shanghai street. She has so far collected around 500 antique pieces, and counting...
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