Traditional Chinese Culture

Like many traditional Chinese festivities, Chinese New Year is rich in customs and rituals. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Chinese New Year Rituals

Like many traditional Chinese festivities, Chinese New Year is rich in customs and rituals. Among the different Chinese dialect groups, there are many similar and different rituals for Chinese New Year celebrations, though much of these rich traditional cultures, rituals,…

Vocalist Stephen Mullan is a talented and well-known singer worldwide. (Image:   via YouTube/Screenshot)

Yearning to Learn About Chinese Culture

Why is a famous Western vocalist willing to start from scratch to learn how to sing Chinese songs? What are his feelings and experiences in singing these songs? Stephen Mullan is a renowned vocalist. He accidentally discovered a magical phenomenon…

the only way he could make money was by selling firewood he collected in the mountains. (Image:  Edal Anton Lefterov via  Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0)

An Ancient Chinese Story About a Donkey

Historic Chinese tales nearly always have strange characters and exciting plots. Talking animals, magic heavenly beings, dragons, and ghosts — to name just a few — are used to teach a lesson within a historic Chinese story. Most Chinese legends and tales read today have…

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Origin and Brief History of the Moon Cake

The Mid-Autumn Festival usually falls in September or early October. In China, moon cakes have blanketed markets. Were it not for the Mid-Autumn Festival and its traditions, moon cakes may…

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Chinese New Year Rituals

Like many traditional Chinese festivities, Chinese New Year is rich in customs and rituals. Among the different Chinese dialect groups, there are many similar and different rituals for Chinese New…

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The Legend of the Dragon Boat Festival

Most Chinese festivals are based on generations-old legends that are passed on. These festivals are celebrated, not just for enjoyment, but more for the preservation of traditions and heritage. The…

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Yearning to Learn About Chinese Culture

Why is a famous Western vocalist willing to start from scratch to learn how to sing Chinese songs? What are his feelings and experiences in singing these songs? Stephen Mullan…

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An Ancient Chinese Story About a Donkey

Historic Chinese tales nearly always have strange characters and exciting plots. Talking animals, magic heavenly beings, dragons, and ghosts — to name just a few — are used to teach a lesson within a…