China has 5000 years of cultural history, she is a unified country with many nationalities. In the thousands of years of ancient history, the Chinese nation's indomitable will, to refuse to be cowed or submit the courage to explore the spirit and exce
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Jul 24

Tomb-sweeping Day

Author : Winson | Tags: culture cultural chinese festivals | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Tomb-sweeping Day

In todays program, we will talk about Tomb-sweeping Day. Tomb-sweeping Day is an important Chinese traditional festival to honor and pay respect to ones deceased ancestors and family members. The main ...

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Jul 05

How did the ancients spend the heat of summer?

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese history | visited : | Class : chinese culture
How did the ancients spend the heat of summer?

On hot summer days, few people have a good appetite. Ice cream and fruit sound more refreshing than a bowl of hot noodles. In the past, ancient Chinese people also enjoyed ice cream and specially prepa...

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May 25

Miao Sisters Festival celebrated in SW China's Guizhou

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese festivals Guizhou Ethnic minority | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Miao Sisters Festival celebrated in SW China's Guizhou

People of Miao ethnic group attend a parade to celebrate the Miao Sisters Festival in Taijiang County, Miao-Dong Autonomous Prefecture of Qiandongnan, southwest Chinas Guizhou Province, April 10, 2017....

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May 22

Creative souvenirs a new 'benchmark'

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Creative souvenirs a new 'benchmark'

Mascots of Beijings Palace Museum, Zhuangzhuang (left) and Meimei. Lei Shiyi, a college student from Chongqing, bought two bookmarks from the souvenir store inside the Palace Museum, commonly known as ...

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May 22

Imperial physician's manuscript valued at 200m yuan

Author : Winson | Tags: china dynasty chinese history | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Imperial physician's manuscript valued at 200m yuan

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) imperial physician Wang Bichangs manuscript which records 540 kinds of prescriptions, has been valued at 216 million yuan ($31.4 million). Wang Bichang was born in 1764 and was...

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May 08

Qigong

Author : Winson | Tags: culture Kung Fu | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Qigong

It is said that a healthy body has ample and free flowing qi with the appropriate amount and quality of qi at each part of the body and each organ. It is thought that qi is the energy flowing throughou...

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May 08

Taiji Quan

Author : Winson | Tags: culture Kung Fu | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Taiji Quan

What is Taijiquan? Taichi Taijiquan also written alternately as taijiquan, tai chi and tai chi chuan is an internal (wudang) Chinese martial art (in contrast to the external (shaolin) Chinese martial a...

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Apr 20

The ancient traditional six arts

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The ancient traditional six arts

The ancient traditional six arts can be dated back to the Zhou Dynasty, 1046 BC. The noble class used the six arts as a standard to judge whether a son of aristocrats was fit to hold his title. The six...

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Mar 28

China's Stone Lions

Author : Winson | Tags: culture cultural | visited : | Class : chinese culture
China's Stone Lions

It is impossible to spend any amount of time in China without becoming familiar with its stone, sometimes bronze, lions. Indeed, they are so numerous, they tend to blend into the background, and that i...

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Mar 15

Kaili handicraft

Author : Winson | Tags: handicraft Guizhou | visited : | Class : chinese culture
Kaili handicraft

Generally speaking, souvenirs in Kaili are cheaper than mementoes in Guangyang. The ethic embroideries of pockets, wallets, combs are most inexpensive but special goods, which can be the most proper so...