The Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival, also called Yuan Xiao Jie, was celebrated at the fifteen day of the first lunar month. It marks the end of...

Top 10 Charming Beauties in Ancient China

China has been home to a lot of beautiful women since ancient times, some women were not only beautiful but showed unparallelled wit and...
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Jasmine Flower:Chinese Traditional Music

Mo Li Hua ( "Jasmine Flower") is a popular Chinese folk song. The song dates back to the 18th century. In time, many regional variations were...

Ceramics in the Town of Jingde famous for over 1,000 years

The Town of Jingde is known as the "Porcelain Capital" because it has been producing pottery for 1,700 years. Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous...

Chinese Composer Plays From Rural Roots to Serenade Oscars, Golden Lions

At the turn of the millennium, the surprise blockbuster hit Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon took American and European awards shows by storm. For Tan...
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Huangmei tone: Eighteen miles away

Huangmei or Huangmei tone (黃梅戲 or 黃梅調) originated as a form of rural folksong and dance that has been in existence for the last...

Chinese culture after the Cultural Revolution

Written by Angela Stanzel. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (文化大革命), initiated by Mao Zedong as part of China’s social and political transformation in 1966, changed the...

Two Techniques in Traditional Chinese paintings

About:Part of Eight Views of Xiaoxiang, an imaginary tour through Xiao-xiang by Li Shi (李氏), 12th century scroll, 30 x 400 cm. Ink on...

Shadow Play

The shadow play is a typical traditional entertainment that has survived and thrived over the centuries. It is also one of the earliest arts...

Art and Culture

All culture and art come from the dust and return to the dust. At the beginning of the chaos, those pieces of dust, with conscience and...

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