China’s Lantern Festival 2019 : colorful lanterns

Celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month, the Lantern Festival traditionally marks the end of the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) period. It's Tuesday,...

Chinese New Year Taboos

The Spring Festival is a time of celebration. It’s to welcome the new year with a smile and let the fortune and happiness continue...

Chinese New Year Decorations

Every year, the horrendous monster 年 (Nián) would terrorize villages. It would eat everything, from mosquitos to human beings. As time went on, the villagers realized...

21 Things You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world. It’s the most important holiday in China and to Chinese people all...

‘We will really miss home’: China’s Moon Festival can be lonely for international students

It's an early morning in a food court near Sydney's Chinatown district. Sitting in the corner is Annie — earphones in and looking down at...

Dog dressed in human clothes sits on throne at Chinese worshipping festival

The world ruled by dogs may seem like an impracticable utopia for canine lovers, but in China they have turned that doggy dream into...

Prayers before China’s “gaokao” exam season

The air crackles with anticipation in China's tiny eastern town of Maotanchang ahead of the "gaokao", the annual national college entrance exam more than...

Xiangxiong Cultural Festival in Ngari

We know that August is the high season of Tibet tour, with ceremony of the hilarious Tibetan traditional festival Shoton and Horse Racing Festival....

Memorial ceremony to worship “Yellow Emperor” held in China’s Shaanxi

The Yellow Emperor, or simply by his Chinese name Huangdi, is a deity in Chinese religion, one of the legendary Chinese sovereigns and culture...

Ancient Chinese tomb-sweeping festival goes hi-tech

Millions of ethnic Chinese people will be paying their respects to dead ancestors this week, as they observe the ancient Qing Ming festival. The centuries-old...

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