China Puts a Hitch in the Step of ‘Dancing Grannies’

By ANDREW JACOBS The offenders usually emerge at dusk, occupying prime real estate in public plazas or parks as they sashay to treacly Chinese pop tunes...
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Ancient Chinese architecture

Chinese architecture has a time-honored history and great achievement. The Chinese ancient architecture is one of the important parts of art appreciation. As to...

Lantern Festival in the Chinese paintings

The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar calendar, marking the last day of the Chinese...

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...
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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...

About Feng Shui

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. It is closely linked to Taoism. The term feng shui...

Romantic Poet Qu Yuan and his Cultural Legacies

Qu Yuan (c. 340–278 BC) was a Chinese poet and minister who lived during the Warring States period of ancient China. During King Qingxiang's reign, Prime Minister...

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...

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...

Dragon Boat Festival

The 5th day of the 5th lunar month is the Duanwu Festival, or the Dragon Boat Festival, which is celebrated everywhere in China. The...

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