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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 custom is to sweep tombs. People offer f...

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May 22

Creative souvenirs a new 'benchmark'

Author : Winson | Tags: cultural handicraft | visited : | Class : chinese culture
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 the Forbidden City. It feels like Im ta...

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Apr 19

Director of memorable TV drama 'Journey to the West' dies

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese news cultural famous chinese people China Entertainment | visited : | Class : china news
Director of memorable TV drama 'Journey to the West' dies

The director of the Chinese classic TV drama, Journey to the West, Yang Jie, passed away Saturday. She was 88. Under her guidance, the single camera typically used in that era managed to film an epoch-making TV drama that influenced generati...

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Apr 13

Maotai liquor into the world's most valuable drinks company

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese news cultural Guizhou | visited : | Class : china news
Maotai liquor into the world's most valuable drinks company

The company that makes Chinas eye-wateringly strong Moutai drink is edging out Diageo, the owner of Johnnie Walker, as the worlds most valuable liquor firm. Kweichow Moutai, whose fiery signature product has an alcohol content of 53%, hit a...

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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 is unfortunate. These creatures are not...