Shaxi in the News 2019

Old Theatre Inn featured in U.S. media A recent article in the Wall Street Journal interviewed Ginkgo Society Founder, Chris Barclay with the aim of understanding cultural heritage preservation in China’s hospitality sector. Chris began restoring the Shaxi Pear Orchard Temple in early 2012 as well as Old Theatre Inn, in which he is currently … [Read more…]

Cultural learning for American students in Shaxi

Students in Shaxi Yunnan posing with children and dancers at the temple

In November, students from Boston University Shanghai Center attended a day of cultural activities at the Sheltered Mercy Nunnery (Pear Orchard Temple). The group stayed at the Li Family Courtyard in nearby Xiake Village, a favorite homestay accommodation option for student groups in Shaxi. With a two-day itinerary provided by the Ginkgo Society, the group spent … [Read more…]