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Huangmei Opera

Once called the "Huangmei Tune" or the "Caicha Opera", the Huangmei Opera is one of the most famous traditional operas in China. As a local...

Chinese ink paintings integrate Western style in Sydney exhibit

An exhibition showcasing representative works of Chinese painting opened at the China Cultural Center in Sydney on Dec 15, which will run until Jan...

Chinese Funeral Traditions

See how people’s lives are remembered and celebrated at Chinese funerals. Chinese funeral traditions vary depending on where the deceased person and his or...
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Amazing Marriage Customs – China

Beautiful Documentary from China. Unspoilt and pure marriage customs from a place untouched. Where teenagers are not "traumatized" by their own biology.

History of a ‘scribal machine’: Jing Tsu studies the ‘systematization’ of Chinese

By Corydon Ireland, Harvard News Office April 2, 2009 Starting in the 1920s, Chinese writer Lin Yutang earned a reputation as an urbane essayist and...

9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice

  The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Winter Solstice (Chinese: 冬至), the 22nd solar term of the year, begins...
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The simple philosophy of yin and yang

The Chinese terms yīn and yáng are linguistically analyzable in terms of Chinese characters, pronunciations and etymology, meanings, topography, and loanwords. The Traditional Chinese characters 陰 and...

Experts Urge Collectors To Share World’s Earliest Encyclopedia

Chinese and foreign experts have urged collectors to share the earliest and largest encyclopedia man has ever had -- the Great Encyclopedia of Yongle...

Outdoor Jigs, Business Gigs Growing Together in China

Every day at 9 a.m. sharp, weather permitting, a throng of costumed dancers wearing camouflage uniforms, officer caps and dark sunglasses springs to life...

Cultural Exchange on the Silk Road

The Silk Road did not only promote commodity exchange but also cultural. For example, Buddhism as one of the religions of the Kushan kingdom...

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