WIZARDING SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD: CHINA
Located in deep in the Guilin mountains, shrouded in mist and frequented by dragons that live in the multitude of winding rivers, the students of the Chinese Institute of Magic don their colourful wizarding garbs every September 1st for their return to school whereupon they are treated to spectacular opening festivities involving, but not limited to: choreographed martial arts performances from their combat professors, an assortment of acrobatic wonders, and “Mystery Mooncakes” specially made for the mid-autumn festival.
#BUT WAIT#HOUSES BASED ON THE ORIGINAL FOUR#THE TIGER THE DRAGON THE PHOENIX THE TORTOISE
#just imagine how powerful their magic is though#they’ve been developing it for almost 2000 years longer than western magic imagine how refined and beautiful
INSTEAD OF QUIDDITCH: FLYING DRAGON BOAT RACES TAUGHT BY (SPECTRAL) NOTORIOUS PIRATE QUEEN CHING SHIH.
THE SCHOOL UNIFORM DATES ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE HAN DYNASTY ROBES, AND ALL THE TEACHERS ARE GHOSTS/FAMOUS HISTORICAL GREATS
ADVANCED CHARMS IS ANCIENT MAGICAL SPELLS USING TRADITIONAL CHARACTER FORMATIONS (AND THE AGONY OF REMEMBERING THE RIGHT ORDER OF BRUSH STROKES)
CARE OF MAGICAL CREATURES IS RAISING DRAGONS AND PHOENIXES AND HUMANELY(USING MAGIC) USING TIGER AND TORTOISE FOR MEDICINE. CHINESE MEDICINAL LORE IS WRAPPED INTO POTIONS CLASSES.
THE ENTIRE MOUNTAIN RANGE IS THE SCHOOL CAMPUS AND ADVANCED STUDENTS HAVE ENCHANTED CLOUDS TO TRAVEL ON.
THE HOUSE OF THE DRAGON’S DORMS ARE IN THE GREAT CAVERNS UNDER THE MOUNTAINS. (OR THE HOUSES WERE THE ELEMENTS? BC EVERYONE IS A MOFO DRAGON YO)
THERE’S A SUMMER CAMPUS (BC YOU KNOW WE OPT TO GO TO SCHOOL IN SUMMER) AT THE JIU ZHAI GOU VALLEY IN SICHUAN.
ADVANCED STUDIES ARE CONDUCTED BEI-DA UNIVERSITY UNDER THE GUISE OF “MA/PHD IN CHINESE LANGUAGE/LITERATURE” (CHARMS); “MS/PHD IN BIO/CHEM/RESEARCH” (POTIONS); “JD” (HISTORY OF MAGIC AND GOVERNMENT/MAGISTRATE - YOU GOTTA BE BOTH OKAY); “MS/PHD IN ENGINEERING” (TRANSFIGURATION).
THE GOVERNMENT OPERATES
(All classes are taught in Chinese as it embraces the most ancient of character magic but entrance does not discriminate if you can learn Chinese!)