Chinese poem illustration: 沁园春 雪/ Spring-of-Qin-Garden Snow by Mao Zedong
Full video also available at Bilibili: 沁园春 雪 毛泽东
Dec. 26th is the birthday of Mao Zedong(毛泽东), the founder of new China, this video is for him.
This poem was written in Feb. 1936, when Mao Zedong and his troop were in the darkest moment in his lifetime, while his great vision and utmost optimism were revealed thoroughly. it was regarded as one of the best poem(Ci/词) in Chinese history when it was published in Nov. 1945, when China was at a main intersection, the lost people were enlightened by this poem.
The philosophy beneth the poem was analysed, the back ground history explored, the related poem and comment by Liu Yazi(柳亚子) is attached at the bottom as well.
Loess plateau or yellow earth plateau(黄土高原) is with a soil layer of 50-200 meters thick , it was wrongly put as 50km-100km in the video.
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