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Teochew Documentary: Teochew Opera 潮劇紀錄片

A documentary retelling the 400-year history of the Teochew Opera - the finest representation of Teochew performing arts. This production is worthwhile watching not only because of its subject, but also because it is the fruit of the personal efforts of a young Teochew, Tan Tek Meng 陳迪鳴 to keep alive a tradition close to the heart of himself and his people. 

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Swatow History: The Arcade Buildings & Their Architectural Style 潮汕鄉情:汕頭老市區騎樓和建築風格

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Swatow History: Stories Behind the Old Shops at Little Park 潮汕鄉情:汕頭小公園店鋪個故事

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Teochew Rock Music: “Small Town Teochew" 潮州-摇滚歌曲: 《小城潮汕》

Some of us would have heard at least a couple of pieces by  popular Teochew rap group AFinger. Now how about Teochew rock music! “Small Town Teochew" 《小城潮汕》 by Teng Hiok Seng 湯旭昇. (Click Read More for full lyrics)

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Teochew Short Film 潮语微电影: The Golden Age of Clock《钟摆上的旧时光 》

A film about a man discovering the inner secrets in father's heart as his old watch repair shop faces eviction. Language: Teochew, with Chinese and English subtitles

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Teochew Short Film 潮语微电影: “Yeo Bhue Eng"《杨梅英》

“Yeo Bhue Eng"《杨梅英》is a film about the life of a former Teochew opera adolescent actress who performed by the same name (real name Ang Hui Eng 洪惠英). Sold to an opera troupe at the age of 7, she became famous by 15 and was married to a man she loved five years later. However when she was 37, her husband became a victim of the Cultural Revolution and she was left to bring up their five children alone.

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2016 Teochew New Year Song 潮州电视台金猴年新年歌

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Teochew Chinese New Year Song 潮州新年歌曲:擔句好話賀新年

Not a exactly new New Year Song, but trendy and uplifting for all Gaginang. 祝福大家新年快樂,萬事如意

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Teochew Song: "Living in Swatow" 潮州流行歌曲《活在汕头》

Teochew Hip-hop!

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Teochew Short Film 潮语微电影: "Father and Son" 《父仔》

A story centred on the understanding, communications, contradictons and love between the father and son of an ordinary Teochew family. 
公益微电影《父仔》,主要讲述一个普通家庭中父亲与­儿子之间的理解、沟通、矛盾、亲情等一系列问题。影片对白以潮语和普通话为主。

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Teochew Song: "Walking Hand In Hand" 潮州流行歌曲《手牵手行》

Falling in love with Teochew music already...

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Teochew Short Film 潮语微电影: My Little Devil in Chaozhou 《缘来潮州》

When an American lost in Chaozhou meets a feisty local girl. Dialogues in English and Teochew language.
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Teochew Song: "Dirty Faced Cat" 潮州流行歌曲《花面猫 》

The carefree days of childhood =)
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Teochew Song: Tea Language 潮州流行歌曲:《茶语》

Tea Language《茶语》, a song of a Teochew working abroad reminiscing about family conversations at home. 

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Teochew Song: Ah Ma 潮州流行歌曲《阿嬷》

Ah Ma 阿嬷, a song for one of the most important persons in many of our lives. 

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Watch video: Teochew Coming of Age Ritual: Tshuk-hue-hng 潮州出花園

Learn about Tshuk-hue-hng (出花園), the unique coming of age ritual for the Teochew people.

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Watch: Rare video footages of early 1990s Teochew 八千里路云和月 潮州

Taiwanese travel programme featuring rare footages of early 1990s Teochew 潮州. In Mandarin, with some interviews in Teochew and English subtitles.

 

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Teochew Song: Good Morning Swatow! 潮州流行歌曲:《汕頭個猛早》

Good Morning Swatow!.. more great music out of Swatow

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Teochew Song: You gotta trust yourself 潮州流行歌曲 《相信自己》

The Teochew culture is not only about the past and old people. The language is vibrant and alive, and so are the dreams of our youths. Here's an example:

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元宵特別節目:潮州大鑼鼓 Celebrating the End of Chinese New Year with the Teochew Big Drum

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潮州人過年文化 Teochew Chinese New Year Customs

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