Mosaic of China

An English-language podcast showcasing people who are making their mark in China. 一个轻松愉快的英语播客,展示了一群目前正在中国留下印记的人。

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 28m. Bisher sind 59 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours 55 minutes


episode 5: The Bearded Lady ("COCOSANTI", Drag Artist)

The art of drag, with its emphasis on exaggerated costumes and makeup, has gained mainstream popularity around the world, particularly over the last decade. And China is no exception. While drag in the West can trace its roots from Elizabethan England up...


 2021-01-12  34m

episode 4: The Peruvian Healer (Katherine WONG, The Andean Apothecary)

Shanghai is one of those magical places where people can somehow become who they were always supposed to be. This is what happened to Katherine Wong, who decided one day to quit her corporate job, and start earning a living by sharing her knowledge of tr...


 2021-01-05  28m

episode 3: The Streetwise Sinologist (CHANG Chihyun, History Professor)

There are some professors who can justifiably be accused of living in their own little academic bubbles, but Professor Chang Chihyun is not one of them.  In today's episode, Chihyun talks about his experiences in the world of unversity education in China...


 2020-12-22  34m

episode 2: The Streetside Foodie (Jamie BARYS, UnTour Food Tours)

Food can be a window into a culture. But it can also be a barrier, especially when it comes to street food. Many can be intimidated to communicate with hawkers who often speak with strong dialects. And many can be turned off by hole-in-the-wall establish...


 2020-12-15  32m

episode 1: The Trend Tracker (Stéphane WILMET, L'Oréal China)

With thirty years at L'Oréal, and fifteen of those in leadership roles in mainland China, Stéphane has made a career of anticipating trends in China, and catering to the needs of the powerful and illusive 'Chinese consumer'. In this episode, we discuss...


 2020-12-08  34m

Mosaic of China with Oscar Fuchs: Season 2 Trailer

Hello, I’m Oscar. In this trailer, I introduce the new features of Season 2 of the Mosaic of China podcast, including the PREMIUM version of the show that is now available on Patreon (, and the new transcripts of the sho...


 2020-12-01  3m

Season 1 Compilation: Chinese Phrases

If you were asked to name your favourite phrase in Chinese, would you choose something you hear every day in China like 差不多, 哎哟, and 没有? Or would you choose something deeper which reveals layers of meaning like 一山不容二虎, 养儿防老 and 而遇而不可求? In today's final...


 2020-09-08  17m

Season 1 Compilation: China Hangouts

In today’s penultimate compilation episode from Season 1, we’re talking about the favourite places people like to frequent in China. And since this first season has focused on resident of Shanghai, the resulting answers are a love letter to all the resta...


 2020-08-25  20m

Season 1 Compilation: WeChat Stickers

The Mosaic of China podcast has been designed to have visual elements that can be enjoyed alongside its audio episodes. Today’s show is the biggest test of that theory, since it’s a compilation from Season 1 of the guests’ answers to the question: “What’...


 2020-08-11  20m

Season 1 Compilation: China Bests & Worsts

This episode will touch a nerve with a lot of people. It’s a compilation of the things that the guests from Season 1 would miss the most and miss the least if they were to leave China. It was designed as a hypothetical question, but has now become a sad ...


 2020-07-28  23m