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Zhuge Liang and The Divine Crane: A Tale About the Value of Strong Will
In Traditional Chinese Culture, people used to promote virtue in their everyday conduct and held themselves to strict standards. Throughout the dynasties, virtue was used as the main criterion to determine how good a person...
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Shen Yun Delights Audiences at a Packed Lincoln Center
Audience members were lucky to get a ticket to this Friday’s sold-out show at Lincoln Center, one of America’s premiere stages. Shen Yun performed at the Koch Theater, a principal stage at the Lincoln Center...
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Spring Cleaning – Culture and Traditions
After a long cold winter, warmer weather and longer days bring forth buds and bulbs. Everyone looks forward to the arrival of spring, and its surge of new life. This eagerness often inspires ideas of...
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The Traditional Chinese Garden – A Miniature of Nature, in Harmony With Man
The traditional Chinese Garden has a recorded history of over three thousand years. Still treasured today, the enduring garden style includes specific design traits and meaningful features. Large or small, the garden focuses on conveying...
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Ancient Chinese Pest Control – Without Insecticides
Pesticides are bad; we all agree on that, but we also want to eat and not pay too much for our food. Pesticides increase the yield of our crops and, at present, are essential to...
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Lantern Festival: Traditions for the End of China’s Holiday Season
By Ally Wang This year, the Chinese lunar new year fell on Feb. 1 — day 1 of the 1st lunar month (正月初一) according to the traditional calendar. Fifteen days later marks the Lantern Festival,...
Five Traditional Dishes to Eat During the Chinese New Year to Bring You Good Luck and Prosperity
This Lunar New Year, taking place today, will celebrate the Year of the Tiger, so invoke good luck and fortune with these traditional and delicious Chinese dishes: DumplingsThis Chinese staple is a traditional must-eat food...
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Happy Chinese New Year – Year of the Tiger!
As the Chinese, or Lunar New Year begins, we enter a new zodiac. This year, 2022, is the year of the tiger, based on the Chinese 12-year cycle. Over a billion people around the world...
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The Imperial Eunuchs of China: From Wicked Usurpers to Selfless Heroes
The term eunuch comes from the ancient Greek word eunoukhos (εὐνοῦχος), meaning “guarding the bed.” The Imperial eunuchs of China were castrated males employed as guardians in the royal court; trusted not only because of...