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WCM Press Conference Recap

WCM Press Conference Recap

(WCM Press Conference Recap) Women of China is a magazine that unites women around the world. And the magazine does so by telling compelling stories of bold women and their life journey builds a bond between women who experience similar events. This magazine is meant to inspire and entertain.

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First issue of Women of China Magazine in the United States

《中國女性》美洲版首刊發行

《中國女性》美洲版首刊新聞發布會由中國婦女外文期刊社和WCETV銀視網共同主辦,於2016年7月29日上午在南海岸廣場(South Coast Plaza)VIP中心舉行。南海岸購物廣場代表Brian Chuan,銀視網總裁Billy Chung,洛杉磯傑出女性代表Mei Mei Huff,劉美芳律師等出席首刊發行新聞發佈會并在活動上發言。

(WCM Press Conference Recap) Because of the great support of the community, the press conference was located a local hub for many. Located at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. CEO of R&C Media Group, Inc. Billy Chung released the first issue of Women of China Magazine here in the United States. As an effort to unite women across the globe, this magazine will include articles on culture, lifestyle, and more.

 

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Releasing first issue of Women of China Magazine in United States with Billy Chung, CEO of R&C Media Group, Inc.

雜誌的發行收到了中國駐洛杉磯總領事館的賀信,并受到了洛杉磯各界僑團及政府官員的廣泛關注和高度評價。雜誌首刊發行活動上,Mei Mei Huff代表加州參議員Bob Huff向銀視網總裁Billy Chung頒發雜誌首刊發行祝賀狀。來自洛杉磯的各行各業的女性精英代表閱讀《中國女性》雜誌并熱烈交流,對雜誌的高品質內容讚不絕口,并紛紛表示期待下一期的雜誌發行。

On July 29, 2016, we were joined by South Coast Plaza Representative Brian Chuan and Representative for California State Senator Mei Mei Huff. They spoke on the outstanding representation of people in Women of China. They focused on the spiritual growth and shared life experiences.

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Women of China Magazine Press Conference Speakers – Brian Chuan (South Coast Plaza), Mei Mei Huff (Representative for California Senator Bob Huff), Billy Chung (R&C Media Group, Inc. CEO)

作為一本服務於海外女性的國家級精品月刊,萬眾矚目的《中國女性》美洲版終於與美洲地區的讀者見面了,精美的中英雙語月刊將展示中國女性的價值觀念和生存狀態,全面深入地報導女性關注的各種問題。

《中國女性》海外版雜誌由中華全國婦女聯合會主管,中國婦女外文期刊社主辦和出版,發行遍及全世界130多個國家和地區。辦刊宗旨是“讓中國女性走向世界,讓世界了解中國女性”。《中國女性》美洲版由美國朗思傳媒集團獨家代理發行。

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Women of China Magazine First Issue in the United States

《中國女性》美洲版面向海外華人女性和熱愛中國文化的國際讀者,關注女性命運、溝通女性心靈、展示女性風采、服務女性需求。雜誌以“關注心靈成長,分享人生經歷,平衡家庭事業,收穫幸福人生”為核心內容,每期奉上最新的生活資訊、具有思考深度的專題策劃、引人入勝的人物故事,以及體現漢語魅力的名家美文。

Due to the growth of the populations of Chinese Americans in the United States, this magazine will seek to reach out to these women to spread the Chinese culture and lifestyle.

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WCM Press Conference – Readers

《中國女性》美洲版的面世,一直受到國內外各界人士的廣泛關注,雜誌精選的內容將給海內外讀者帶來豐富的閱讀體驗,也是中國女性走向世界和世界了解中國女性的橋樑和紐帶。 雜誌訂閱信息請至中國婦女英文網www.womenofchina.com 及http://RC-MediaGroup.com ,或致電626-912-3388。

Manage your subscription at Women of China website, www.womenofchina.com or at 626-912-3388 ext. 218.

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Miss Bikini 2015 Kristina Karpechenkova

 

Introducing, Kristina Karpechenkova, our Miss Bikini 2015 champion! We decided to catch up with her and see where she is now and how her experience in the competition changed her perspectives and her life. Say hello to one of the most energetic, beautiful, and sweet ladies we have come across in our story to success.

1.Tell us about your experience in our competition?
Participating in GDTV Miss Bikini contest first in Los Angeles and then in Guangzhou, China was one of the most exciting things I did last year.

I was put into an environment where a “show” has to be created from the very beginning like planning a program on a half-decorated stage to the final run-through on the night of the performance in a short period of time. That was exciting!

We who participated in the show in Los Angeles didn’t know each other before, so thank you, guys, who are in GDTV team, for making the atmosphere fun and easy-going. I am still in touch with some models and designers that I met there.
I remember being so surprised and so happy when knew I was a winner. It actually took me half a year to spend the check in the sceptre.com store: I had to come back there for another and another TV because they simply would not fit inside the car. Now some of my friends and I have TVs and sound-pals of different size and color from the Sceptre store which we absolutely love, by the way!

2. What was the final competition like in China? What was going through your head?
It was not just a one time event, it was a show that had been running for three months already and had an episode on TV every week. And every week three participants would leave the show and three more new models would join. Bibi (a girl who won the second place in Los Angeles) and I made it right into the finals. We were just lucky, I guess.
All the girls who participated in the final show were living on the same floor in one of the GDTV Company hotels. We would wake each other up in the morning, grab some breakfast and go to a rehearsal. Some of the days we had lots of free time to explore the city, and some of the days we spent just rehearsing.

As for the city Guangzhou, oh, that place made me fall in love with it. I absolutely adored the tropical climate when it rained but was never cold. In that city you are never in charge of your hairstyle because of such humidity in the air.

I’m so glad we came together with Bibi to China.If not for her, I would not be able even to order a simple meal or to get to the closest subway station (my knowledge of the Chinese language is very poor). I will never forget how we shot a commercial on the street with other girls, how we spent hours and hours shopping, how we rode motorbikes and ate grilled seafood in a street restaurant at night. I was also very lucky to watch the performance of one of them most known circuses (ChimeLong International Circus) while being in Guangzhou, because two of the girls from the contest are currently working there as dancers and they took me there. They are Ukrainian, and it is interesting that the majority of the performers in that circus are either from Russia or from Ukraine.

3. What was the biggest impact on you and your life from participating in the contest?
I was fascinated to see how emotionally attached some girls were to the show. They were together for three months and of course it was difficult to say goodbye. But as for me, I never planed to participate in such event or to win though I did take the opportunity with all my respect. It was something life gave me as a present and I decided just to have fun.

Later I noticed how that positive attitude affected my mood and body. And now when I feel that I don’t want to do something I just remind myself why I need to it and turn it into something I actually want to do myself and try to imagine how amazing I will feel myself after this “something” is done.

Sometimes we think if we do not succeed 100% it means we fail, but that is wrong, I think. Every our belief, experience, and realization is worth effort.

Of course sometimes it was hard. Just the name of the contest requires from its participants to look good, to behave good etc. But what is good, what is beauty? Maybe beauty cannot be measured by inches, pounds or a color of hair, maybe beauty can be measured with “watts” of kind and positive power that we spread to the world and in balance with which we can arrange our life.

Those girls who were in the show were not the same height or weight but all of them were so energetic and funny and fun. It is true: the happiest girls are the most wonderful.

4. Where are you now and what are you doing? 
I am still a current student of New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. But right now I am taking a semester-break and am located in New York City. It’s my first time to be in NY. It was a little random decision, but my family supported me. Only here I’ve realized how much we trust each other in my family how much my realities mean to me.

I go to acting auditions and pretend that I don’t care when they say “no”:) I am kidding: I passed that stage of being depressed because of “nothing to do”. I’ve realized that there is always a way to work things out, and you can always work on something of your own (an idea, a project, etc). The main part is “to start”. And then the right people and circumstances will begin to appear. So right now I am working on some projects of one young director and one writer.

Hopefully it will bring good experience.

New York is great. I feel like this city does not have a time zone. Everybody can open their own unique New York no matter what the person loves: art, history, sports, science, etc.

One of my favorite places here is Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on 126 Crosby St. You take a cup of tea or coffee and sit surrounded by hundreds of books in anybody’s taste: you can read, talk, eat. I can’t even imagine how many incredible ideas have been discussed between friends and coworkers in that place.

Another amazing place is High Line. Back in the days there used to be a railroad but later it was turned into an awesome place for tourists and New Yorkers. It is a path that goes along the Hudson River and is full of contemporary art and style. The railroad is still there but just for attraction, now you can even see trees growing through it.

5. If you could spend a year anywhere you’d like, where would it be?
I would love to go to Europe, especially France. They say you can travel by car from one European city to another. There is a cafe on the boarder of Belgium and Netherlands that you can enter from one country and exit to another.

6. Where do you get your beautiful style inspiration? 
I believe that physical and emotional states of body are connected and if something inside changes, it will lead to the changes on the outside as well. I am inspired by my friends, teachers and family.

Life was very kind to me to introduce to such incredible people who are full of energy to grow and become better everyday. I look at my schoolmates from New York Film Academy, see them putting up plays and films and I want to become a better actress and artist so I can participate in these projects. I look at my girlfriends in Los Angeles, Moscow, Vladivostok and see them being interested in fashion, healthy way of life, I see them happy and I want to be happy.
I have friends who fascinate me with their focus of interests, including politics, art, literature and they influence me with that energy. So this is where I get my inspiration: I try to see good things in other people.

Photos from: @krisskina_k

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King of Mic 2015

WCETV and R&C Media Group, Inc. is teaming up with GDTV (Guang Dong Television) once again to host the King of Mic singing competition for this year! King of Mic is a entertainment program that revives Cantonese pop music culture.

This time around, we are inviting people of all ages and nationalities, who can speak Cantonese, Mandarin, or English. The competition will be divided into two divisions: English speaking and Cantonese speaking groups. The Cantonese speaking group has an opportunity to win a trip to Guangzhou to participate in GDTV’s King of Mic World Championship Finals. The English speaking group can win a $1,000 gift certificate for Sceptre electronic products.

《2015嘜王爭霸——全球歌唱大匯》美西賽區現開始接受報名

廣東廣播電視台今夏再次啟動2015王牌歌唱大賽《嘜王爭霸》,WCETV銀視網今年繼續攜手廣東國際美洲台主辦《嘜王爭霸》美西賽區。本屆

《嘜王爭霸》重啟海選,為草根打造挑戰明星的機會。廣東總賽區除了繼續邀請粵港知名歌手,更是有意網羅近年來中國各大選秀節目的優勝選手同台競技。現在,你將可以成為接過獎盃的王者!本屆《嘜王爭霸》美西賽區除了粵語組,還將特設沒有任何語言和年齡限制的國際組,旨在推動華語歌壇的進一步發展、充分發掘選手潛力、重金打造歌影視全面發展的未來巨星。

爲了幫助更多的華語音樂愛好者實現音樂夢想,2015嘜王爭霸共設立包括廣東、廣西、海南、港澳及海外等在內的5個賽區,其中美西賽區由廣東電視美洲臺與WCETV銀視網聯合主辦。WCETV銀視網擁有強勁的制作團隊,開辦以來,始終以創新的服務理念、優秀的製作水準、豐富的舉辦活動經驗、及時的信息反饋得到業內外的廣泛好評。在過去的10多年間,WCETV銀視網更與美國本土及中、港、臺的電視頻道、廣播電臺以及內容提供商都建立了良好的合作關係,所舉辦的各項活動也得到他們與廣告商家和觀衆們的大力支持。即日起,美西賽區全力徵集有才華、有創意、有熱情的音樂愛好者報名參賽。本次大賽設粵語組和國際組,只要你年滿18周歲,并選用粵語或英文歌曲參賽,就可以加入到美西賽區粵語組的選拔活動當中,優勝選手除了豐厚的獎品,還將獲得往返廣東參加全球總決賽,與來自各地的歌唱高手一決高下;國際組則不設任何限制,只要你熱愛唱歌,無論任何年齡任何語言,都可以參加到我們的活動中來,在嘜王的舞臺上盡情展示自己。各組冠軍都將獲得$1000的現金禮券,亞軍和季軍都將分別獲得$500和$300的現金禮券獎勵。

美西賽區決賽定於2015年8月15日在R&C Studio舉行。報名表格請至http://rc-media.com 下載,或致電626-912-3388索取。有你撐場,粵唱越響。2015全球粵語歌唱大匯等你來參加!

To enter into this contest, you must fill out the application form and send us a sample audition tape of you singing an English or Mandarin/Cantonese song. There will also be $20 application fee. Click the following for the King of Mic 2015 Rules and Application Form. Once filled out, please e-mail to contest@mail.wcetv.com or fax to (626)912-5604: 2015 KOM Rules(eng) &  2015 KOM Application form.

Application & Audition Tape Due Date: August 09, 2015. Please e-mail both application and audition tape to contest@mail.wcetv.com.

The competition date will be August 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. located at R&C Studios in City of Industry, California.

For sponsoring opportunities, tickets, applications, and for more information, please contact us at contest@mail.wcetv.com.

Don’t forget to join our event page: King of Mic Facebook Event.

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R&C Media Group, Inc. & CCTV Contract Signing 2014

On 09/02/14, The Vice President of CCTV (Central China Television), Mr. Hu En, signed a rebroadcasting contract with the president of R&C Media Group, Inc., Mr. Billy Chung. Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles, Mr. Sun Lushan, Ms. Ma Jing from CCTV America, the office manager of China TV Corp Mr. Stephen Yang and other R&C friends witnessed the ceremony as well.

The signing took place at the spacious R&C Studios located in City of Industry, California. This contract states that R&C Media Group, Inc. will continue be an authorized exclusive distributor on DTV for CCTV programs in North America.

R&C Media Group, Inc. has been the partner of CCTV since 1998. Over 16 years, CCTV was the first one to place their real-time programming on Internet Broadband Platform of WCETV (a DBA of R&C Media Group, Inc.). After the year of 2008, through China TV Corp., R&C Media Group, Inc. starts to re-broadcast CCTV programs on DTV and cable networks. Now, CCTV-News can be viewed on KTBU Ch55.6 in Houston, KVMD Ch31.9 in Los Angeles, KICU Ch36.3 and Comcast Cable in San Francisco, WCHU Ch61.2 in Chicago, and KSBT Ch32.2 in Santa Barbara. CCTV-9 (the English Documentary channel) also can be viewed in Chicago and Santa Barbara.

This contract has been signed between CCTV and R&C Media Group, Inc. again, it is the part of the efforts to continue deploying CCTV programs in US. The purpose of this effort is to serve the International Chinese American communities. It allows the viewers to understand the Chinese culture, economy, and tourism in China today. CCTV is in a unique position and equally unique philosophy: “Global reach, Chinese eyes and window to the world”, and aims to attract more and more attention in North America viewers.

2014 年9 月2 日,中國中央電視台胡恩副台長帶領的代表團蒞臨美國朗思傳媒集團 (R&C Media Group, Inc.)進行參觀指導工作,并舉行節目落地轉播的簽約儀式。中國 駐洛杉磯副總領事孫魯山,中央電視台台辦公室副主任高進印,中央電視台北美分台負責 人麻靜,中央電視台海外傳播中心統籌規劃部主任陳禮東,中國電視公司代表Stephen Yang,美國朗思傳媒集團主席Billy Chung 等出席簽約儀式。

中國中央電視台自1998 年與朗思傳媒集團合作以來,中央台中文國際頻道(CCTV- 4)節目全球領先在集團的WCETV 銀視網全頻道寬頻播出。2009 年,中文國際頻道節 目首次在地面數碼頻道全天24 小時實時轉播,覆蓋大洛杉磯地區,電視觀衆超過1,600 萬。自2000 年開始,朗思傳媒集團通過中國電視公司,幫助中國中央電視台英語新聞頻 道陸續在德克薩斯州休斯頓地區,北加州舊金山地區,南加州洛杉磯地區,伊利諾伊州芝 加哥地區,以及加州圣芭芭拉地區落地,在地面數碼和有綫網播出,並將中國中央電視台 英文紀錄片頻道(CCTV-9)落地芝加哥和圣芭芭拉地區播出。全美總覆蓋超過5,600 萬 收視人群。

美國朗思傳媒集團與中國中央電視台合作至今已有16 年,本次中央電視臺與集團再 次簽約,將繼續在美國多個地區落地播出,旨在传承中华文明,服务美國地區的华人觀眾; 讓美國人瞭解中國的文化,經濟,建設和旅遊,并借此透過中國的視角與世界交流。中國 中央電視台以獨特的定位和理念:“全球的觸角,中國的眼光,世界的窗口”,正在吸引 著北美地區越來越多關注的目光。

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