With fewer and fewer traditional shadow puppeteers practising in China, the art form is on the brink of extinction. When the opportunity came for Pamela to leave behind Cape Town and travel to China to teach drama, she seized her opportunity to pursue her passion for shadow puppetry, and study the ancient craft from masters throughout country.
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South Africans in China started filming in December of 2014. Over the past few months, the video team of Crienglish.com has filmed 12 South African guests living and working in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Huizhou and Yangshuo.
The series was produced to celebrate the 2015 ‘Year of China’ in South Africa and to enhance the friendship and understanding between the two peoples.
South Africans in China is filmed and produced by the video team of Crienglish.com, which is an international team with a global perspective.