S2023 E122 - Singing songs of rebels, rice and romance in China’s lower Yangtze Delta

Ear to Asia by Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne
The Yangtze, Asia's longest river, flows through China's wealthiest region, the lower delta, which includes the metropolis of Shanghai. Sadly, the unique traditional cultures and epic folk songs of this region have all but succumbed to the relentless march of modernization and cultural homogenisation. What are the stories behind the regio  ...  See more
Jan 29 2023
lower yangtze deltashanghaifolk songsanthroplology