Name of podcast:艺术很难吗（yì shù hěn nán ma）
What topics are covered? It’s about art and the stories of famous artists.
Why is it good to listen to? The podcaster uses very simple and funny language to let people understand art and appreciate the stories of famous artists. You will be able to know the story of both famous Chinese and non-Chinese artists. The podcaster host’s analysis on the art phenomenon and cultural difference reflected from the art works are profound at times. The background incidental music can always set off the atmosphere and sometimes it makes the program more funny.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 艺术很难吗 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? Generally it’s updated on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcast: It’s about 15 mins each time.
Description of the podcast: The podcaster has a northern Chinese accent, Each time the podcast starts with the same prologue, the podcaster will ask the audience a few questions, “Is art hard?” “If so, why do we cry togetner with the singer or movie stars when we listen to a touching song or watch a moving film?” , etc. Her voice is loud and clear, and she always speaking at a normal speed. The art area the podcast covers is various, like painting, architecture, photography and so on. Sometimes the podcast host will speak some slang in the program, and the background music is always changeable, it plays funny music when she mentions funny things and plays sad music when she talks about sorrowful incidents, which sets off the atmosphere well. Every time the Chinese podcast will end in a soundful melody.
Summary: This Chinese podcast is suitable for those who love art and have an interest in art. You can enjoy funny stories in this podcast through the podcaster’s emotional voice.