Learn about the history and cultural significance of the ancient game of Mahjong with Yvonne Wolf of Chinese Intercultural, LLC.
Mah jongg came a long way from China to the US. Ever wondered what the characters (kraks), bamboos (bams) and dots represent? What's the difference between Mah jongg and mahjong? Yvonne Wolf explains the history, cultural symbols, Chinese expressions, cultural evolution of the internationally popular Chinese game of mahjong. Please note: This program will not include how to play Mahjong.
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