Traditions In Service Of The Modern Age. In Fujian Province, rare silver pheasants, girl bamboo stick wrestlers and designer trainers

RTD heads for Fujian Province on the East Coast of China, North of Guangdong. There, China’s economic miracle is based on tradition. Avid bird watchers explain how photoshoots of the endangered silver pheasant brings opportunities to local villages while young women of the She people group wrestle with bamboo sticks to remain strong. Meanwhile, a trip to Jinjiang, the capital of designer trainer factories reveals that even urban footwear is now inspired by age-old Chinese wisdom.