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...

2017: The year of the rooster

Chinese New Year, also known as the "Spring Festival" (simplified Chinese 春节; traditional Chinese 春節; Pinyin: Chūn Jié) in modern Mainland China, is an important...

Chinese opera

Chinese opera is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. It...

Constructive Engagement with Asian Values

by Wm. Theodore de Bary "Constructive engagement," as the slogan for a new phase in the Clinton administration’s China policy, nevertheless covers a retreat to...

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...

Meaning of Worshiping the Moon

The Mid-Autumn Festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Han calendar—essentially the night of a full moon—which falls...

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...

Colorful Chinese Clothing in different nationalities

As a vital part of Chinese civilization, traditional clothing plays an important role in the country's history and culture. Their basic features are cross-collar, wrapping...

Finding Love on the Lantern Festival when people are out for Romance

The Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. It marks the...

Influence of Buddhism in Ancient Chinese Arts

Buddhism arrived in China around the 1st century AD (although there are some traditions about a monk visiting China during Asoka's reign), and through...

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