US-China Ties in Arts and Education Deepen

On the political and military front, U.S.-China relations have been an often-tense dance between governments. However, in arts and education, many say the relationship...

US centres of Chinese studies

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies (费正清中国研究中心)at Harvard University is a post-graduate research center promoting the study of modern and contemporary China from a social...
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Chinese acrobats

Chinese variety art (Chinese: 雜技藝術) refers to a wide range of acrobatic acts, balancing acts and other demonstrations of physical skill traditionally performed by...

Chinese museum offers $19,000 for every word decoded from mysterious ancient prophecy texts

AN oracle cast this bone 3000 years ago to predict an uncertain future. Now a museum is offering a $19,000 reward for every word...

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...

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...

Chinese Wedding Rituals

Chinese wedding ceremonies are special affairs. Most couples are officially married with a simple ceremony at a local city hall. Religious Chinese may opt...

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...

Establishment of Government

《尚书》立政 - Establishment of Government The duke of Zhou spoke to the following effect:'With our hands to our heads and our heads to the ground,...

Chinese 12-Year Animal Zodiac

Different from western 12 constellations, Chinese people have their own 12 , which is Chinese zodiac. Chinese zodiac, known as Shengxiao or Shuxiang, is...

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