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In Ancient China, Knot Tying Was a Special Art Form

Beautiful and elaborate, intricate while following simple rules, knot tying is part of China’s 5,000-year history, and prehistoric records attest to their use in...

Qingming Festival: Chinese Honor Ancestors and Spring

The Qingming Festival is also known as the Tomb-Sweeping Day or the Pure Brightness Festival. It falls on April 4, 5, and 6 in the Western...

How the Chinese Phoenix Got Its Feathers

The Chinese phoenix, also known as Fenghuang, is regarded as the epitome of all birds, an omen that foretells harmony, and a symbol of...

Your Appearance Reflects the Quality of Your Heart

The phrase “physiognomy from the heart” means that your appearance is the reflection of your emotions, and that your thoughts and deeds are reflected in...

The Ancient History of Tea

Lu Yu, in The Classic of Tea, said: “Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and...

Pure Intentions: Shen Yun Principal Dancer Chelsea Cai

Chelsea Cai is a principal dancer from the prestigious Shen Yun Performing Arts troupe who gives an intriguing glimpse into her craft. Shen Yun...

How Do Hongkongers Celebrate Chinese New Year? Hint: Flowers

We all like flowers, but for Hongkongers, flowers mean so much more. Especially on Chinese New Year’s Day, since giving flowers and potted plants...

Nian – A Lunar New Year Story

There is a legend as to why during the Chinese New Year Festival doors are decorated with Chinese couplets on red paper, people wear...

How Censorship Is Forcing Chinese Culture Into Savagery

For a culture to develop, it is necessary that its people are free to explore the questions of free thought, speech, and belief. Putting...

Chinese Handwriting and Traditional Chinese Characters

In a very remote age, during the time of the development of language and writing, the first written characters were very much like primitive...

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