Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder-Women in Chinese Painting

China has a long history of using women as objects d'art since the Warring States and Western Han Dynastywhen people painted female figures on...

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...

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...

8 things you may not know about Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Autumn Equinox, (Chinese: 秋分), the 16th solar term of the year,...

Five things you may not know about the Start of Summer

Start of Summer The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the...

9 things you may not know about Start of Spring

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Spring (Chinese: 立春), the first solar term of the year,...

24 Solar Terms

The Twenty-Four Solar Terms Knowledge of time and practices developed in China through observation of the sun's annual motion The 24 solar terms is a gross...

The dancing damas: China’s ‘square dancers’ take society by storm

These "damas" move in unison in everything they do – from dancing and travelling in groups to making joint investments in properties By He Huifeng They...

Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s G20 concert serenades world leaders with ‘global language’ of music

A Chinese choir serenaded world leaders during a lakeside concert on Sunday night after the start of the Group of 20 summit in Hangzhou. Held...

Did You Catch All the Ways Hollywood Pandered to China This Year?

It’s hardly a well-kept secret that the booming Chinese box office is having an impact on the way Hollywood blockbusters are being made. The...

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