“Any dates lately? Anyone you like at all? Why don’t you go on this date I set up for you tomorrow? And it’s about time you lose a few pounds too!”
The nagging relatives, the one-upmanship, the all-night mahjong, Shanghai’s own Rainbow Chamber Singers (上海彩虹室内合唱团) have managed to magnificently capture what it’s like to go home for Chinese New Year in their latest humorous and heartfelt masterpiece “What I Do Is For Your Own Good — The Spring Festival Survival Kit” (春节自救指南).
Before you head home this month, make sure to watch it and don’t forget to turn on the English subtitles for some excellent advice.
[Video via Shanghai Rainbow Chamber Singers]
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