Chinese Traditional Culture

Dried orchid flowers are used to boost the immune system of the body, fight stress, and improve blood circulation.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Oriental Blossoms

Hong Kong’s Flower Show in March 2018 opened up to much fanfare and celebration as it honored the joy of blooming flowers. This annual show is always a success as flowers have a great importance to the Chinese people.

The painting 'Departure Herald' shows the emperor's large procession heading toward the imperial tombs of the Ming emperors. (Image:  wikipedia /  CC0 1.0)

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

During my summer vacation, I once again carefully read Romance of the Three Kingdoms. I was captivated by the vivid characters in the book. I also gained a renewed understanding about life. Specifically, everything that happens on Earth is designed…

Calligraphy is far more than simply writing characters. (Image: stevendepolo via Compfight/cc)

10 Advantages of Practicing Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a unique traditional culture. But nowadays, we have developed network communication tools, and we seldom write Chinese, not to mention practicing calligraphy. Chinese calligraphy, however, is one of the fundamental ways of self-cultivation; let’s take a closer…

Latest

loading...

The Oriental Blossoms

Hong Kong’s Flower Show in March 2018 opened up to much fanfare and celebration as it honored the joy of blooming flowers. This annual show is always a success as…

loading...

Traditional Chinese Wedding Gowns

Traditional Chinese clothing is different to Western dress. Even in China, traditional Chinese clothing differs from place to place. Here are some interesting facts about traditional Chinese wedding gowns.

loading...

Five Blessings for the Chinese New Year

One popular custom for the Chinese New Year is for each family member to take a turn trying to recite as many sayings as possible. This is no easy task, as there…

loading...

Celebrating Chinese New Year

The eve of Chinese New Year signifies a farewell to yesterdays and a greeting to a new era, so for the Chinese people the most important thing to do on…

loading...

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

During my summer vacation, I once again carefully read Romance of the Three Kingdoms. I was captivated by the vivid characters in the book. I also gained a renewed understanding…

loading...

10 Advantages of Practicing Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is a unique traditional culture. But nowadays, we have developed network communication tools, and we seldom write Chinese, not to mention practicing calligraphy. Chinese calligraphy, however, is one…