Community Entertainment Directory
Residential areas in China are equipped with fitness clubs, bowling rooms, and swimming pools. Hotels often have bowling rooms, billiard rooms, gymnasiums, closed-circuit television and satellite TV. Singing and dancing halls, nightclubs, bars, and KTVs are often open all night.
Suburban areas have amusement parks, holiday villages, folk culture villages, safari parks, ecological parks, botanical gardens, and angling areas. Tourists who are seeking a healthy experience can visit herbalists, acupuncturists, sauna and physiotherapy centers, blind massage centers, and drug-dip bath treatments.
Extreme Sports Events
Extreme sports events in China include clubs for slip boards, wheelbarrows, bungee jumping, and paragliding. Gymnasiums and sports centers hold football, basketball, table tennis, badminton, and track and field tournaments.
Entertainment in Cities
In the large-medium cities throughout China, cultural institutions such as concert halls and theatres have been built to host Sino-foreign national concerts, symphony concerts, song and dance and drama, ballet and acrobatics.
Opera is highly popular in China, and can be found throughout the country in many different forms, some of which concentrate on dramatic performances. The Beijing opera is regarded as the quintessence of Chinese opera.
Cinemas, Museums and Artistic Centres
Cinemas screen famous foreign movies, and popular Chinese movies. Large cities have museums and artistic centers for exhibitions of culture relics, photographs, paintings, and artwork.
Other Cultural Activities
Municipal and district level cultural areas have been established for children and feature calligraphy, painting, photograph, music, dance, Chinese martial arts, model air plane, sculpture, and other cultural activities.