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The traditional Chinese wedding has significant meanings, often characterized by particular marriage keepsakes. (Image: kanegen   via   flickr /  CC BY 2.0 )

Keepsakes in a Traditional Chinese Wedding

With a long history of 5,000 years, China’s rich cultural connotations and traditional cultural heritage are embodied in its architecture, literature, painting, calligraphy, arts, and customs. The traditional Chinese wedding also has significant meanings, often characterized by particular marriage keepsakes.

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Keepsakes in a Traditional Chinese Wedding

With a long history of 5,000 years, China’s rich cultural connotations and traditional cultural heritage are embodied in its architecture, literature, painting, calligraphy, arts, and customs. The traditional Chinese wedding…

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The Easiest Steamed Chicken Recipe: Try It

Have to make dinner in a hurry, but you don’t want to make something unhealthy and tasteless, like frozen pizzas or two minute noodles. Well, this steamed chicken recipe is just…

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The Emperor’s Corn Porridge

During the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Kangxi went to Changshanyu of Luanping (located in Hebei today) with his servant. On their way back, they got lost. It was getting dark and…

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How Your Body Benefits From Eating Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a nutritious vegetable that is a delicious dish at any meal, as well as a treatment for several ailments. The carotenoid derived from pumpkin is an excellent defense…

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Why Is Food the Best Medicine?

Many Chinese believe that food is the best medicine, and that basic foods, such as potatoes and nuts, are what we need most to maintain good health. A Tokyo University…

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What I Miss From My Childhood

I have such fond memories of my childhood in China. The more that modern society advances, the more I miss the simple way of life that I experienced when I…

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8 Foods That Make You Age Faster

Certain factors, such as genes, exercise, diet and a person’s environment, all have an impact on our own personal health. There are certain foods that can make you age at…