Traditions

Huang himself is not only the founder, but also the chief planner and art director of Echo of Things Chinese, a Taiwan-based magazine devoted to collecting and preserving traditional Chinese folk culture and crafts.  (Image: Taste of Life)

Echo of Things Chinese

An amiable and outgoing character, Yongsong Huang’s youthful appearance belies his age of over 70 years. Huang himself is not only the founder, but also the chief planner and art director, of Echo of Things Chinese, a Taiwan-based magazine devoted…

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Echo of Things Chinese

An amiable and outgoing character, Yongsong Huang’s youthful appearance belies his age of over 70 years. Huang himself is not only the founder, but also the chief planner and art…

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Evanston Independence Day Parade in Chicagoland

The Fourth of July is a time for family, fun, and fireworks. Communities all across America celebrate the day with fun-runs, 3-legged races, and pie eating contests. Another not-to-be-missed activity…

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The Cultural Ambassador Princess Wencheng (Part 2)

While the royal couple settled in, Princess Wencheng’s attendants followed Emperor Taizong’s instructions to assist the Tibetan kingdom economically and impart the culture and etiquette of China to the locals.

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How Chinese Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a celebration that highlights the importance of those who have given birth to us. In China, Mother’s Day is often celebrated on the second Sunday of May,…

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Proper Manners Begin at the Dining Table

Manners are a cornerstone of every culture. And while most manners align with the culture and may be different from each other from culture to culture, one thing they all have…

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A Look at Thailand’s Kayan People

In Thailand, there is a tribe known as the Kayan or Padaung people. Originally from Myanmar, the tribe is popular the world over for its women who wear several coils…

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2019 Is the Year of the Pig!

Chinese New Year celebrations have started in Melbourne, Australia, and 2019 is the Year of the Pig! A 15-day festival with performances will be held in the Melbourne business center.…

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How Indians Celebrate Christmas

Though India has a very small Christian population, estimated to be less than 3 percent, Christmas is celebrated in cities across religious lines. The government of India also recognizes Christmas…