Farmers in China have created incredibly beautiful art in rice paddies

Rice farmers in China have carefully planted their harvest to create a vast stretch of 3D masterpieces. Every year the farmers in Shenyang, the capital...

Four Treasures of the Study

Four Treasures of the Study is an expression used to denote the brush, ink, paper and ink stone used in Chinese and other East Asian...

Chinese kite and Qingming Festival

The Qingming Festival (April 4th) is a good time for kite flying. Some folklorists hold that one of the main reasons ancient people invented...

Beijing Brown: An Indian Comic Artist Explores Between the Lines

At a café in Beixinqiao, an emergent hipster enclave in Beijing, Krish Raghav gushes about his love for the Chinese capital — until the...

Three most famous ancient caves

Mogao Caves at Dunhuang Also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞), form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of...

Traditional Chinese Furniture

Chinese Antique Cabinets Cabinets in the China’s history are mainly used to store things in daily life, just as the same function of wardrobe at...

Classical Chinese Dance

Classical Chinese dance has a long history of thousands of years, and while soaking up profound wisdom from every era and dynasty, it has...
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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...
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Chinese music: The Red Plum Blossoms

In the early 20th century after the end of Imperial China, there were major changes to traditional Chinese music as part of the New...

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...

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