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Chinese Zodiac Culture

Chinese Zodiac Culture

Sunday, August 16, 2015 16:21

For a long time there has been a special relationship between humans and the 12 zodiacal animals. People under this rat sign are usually smart and willing to accumulate wealth and to take efforts to be successful. The ox ...

Chinese Digital Culture

Chinese Digital Culture

Thursday, August 13, 2015 15:56

Just like people all over the world, people in China traditionally associate luck with various things and numbers. The Chinese zodiac is also related to luck numbers, as well as "feng shui", a set of principle to the layout ...

Chinese Solar Terms

Chinese Solar Terms

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:10

Solar Terms is a calendar of twen1y-four periods and climate to govem agricultural arrangements in ancient China and fundions even now. Today the year comprises 24 Solar Terms. These solar terms hove meaningful titles. In each month there are ...

Chinese Lunar Calendar

Chinese Lunar Calendar

Sunday, June 28, 2015 16:28

In English, yin Ii means "the lunar or agricultural calendar." Yin Ii actually contains a mixture of solar and lunar elements. In China, many traditional festivities in a year are usually calculated according to the lunar calendar. The Chinese ...

Chinese Marriage Customs

Chinese Marriage Customs

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:06

Chinese marriage was systemized into custom in the Warring Stales Period. The Wedding leiter refers to the document which will be prepared and presented to the bride's family on the day of the wedding to confirm and commemorate the ...

Chinese Funeral Customs

Chinese Funeral Customs

Saturday, February 7, 2015 18:05

On the passing away of the father, the eldest son becomes the head of the family. Leadership passes to the eldest son of the eldest son or the grandson of the father. The funeral ceremony, traditionally lasts over 49 ...

The Chinese Name Culture

The Chinese Name Culture

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:37

In China, most people's names have two parts, the family names and the given names. In ancient China, however, naming was very complicated and involved a lot of things, such as the name of the tribe and the place ...

The Culture of Chinese Clothing

The Culture of Chinese Clothing

Monday, November 3, 2014 17:22

Dress, or adornment culture is a culture formed in the course of protecting people's bodies and beautifying their Images. Dress culture is characterized by distinctive development stages. Nowadays, the dress and adornments , even separate parts of garments, can ...

Traditional Chinese Gardens

Traditional Chinese Gardens

Saturday, June 9, 2012 8:09

The Chinese garden developed as a synthesis of two concepts linked in Daoist philosophy – scenery and serenity: the contemplation of nature in isolated meditation led to enlightenment. Therefore, the educated and wealthy built natural-looking retreats for themselves within ...

Traditional Chinese Arts

Traditional Chinese Arts

Friday, June 8, 2012 21:45

The earliest Chinese artifacts were found in royal tombs. These include bronzes, ceramics, and jades from the Shang and Zhou period, as well as terracotta warriors from the Qin period. Of the many rich art forms that subsequently developed ...