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The Fujian Tulou – Ancient Sustainable Architecture
In the mountainous regions of China, the Fujian Tulou has stood the test of time. A traditional multi-story dwelling, this architecture has served for bygone kingdoms up through the modern era. With a series of...
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Reflexology – An Ancient Approach to Wellness, Starting With the Feet!
Do you sometimes find yourself rubbing your sore feet? Hey, guess what — you’re onto something! Reflexology is an ancient massage practice based on the understanding that the whole body is connected, be it by...
Making Mooncakes: A Chinese Recipe for Reunion
Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese dessert served during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Topped with elaborate patterns, these rich pastries are exchanged as gifts while families reunite for the holiday. Traditional mooncakes made with quality ingredients can...
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Reunite With Family Under a Full Moon! China’s Mid-Autumn Festival
Each year Chinese people — especially those who live far from home — make notorious efforts to reunite with their families and gaze up at the sky. Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for traditions like...
China’s Glorious Culture Preserved Through Traditional Education Deteriorated Quickly Under Communism
Teaching is considered one of the noblest of occupations. Traditional education not only educates the members of a society, but also serves as a timeless vehicle for preserving the wisdom and traditions of our ancestors....
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Guan Hanqing–The Greatest Chinese Playwright
The remarkable Guan Hanqing* lived at a time when the Mongols had invaded China to include it in the vast Eurasian territories that comprised the Mongol Empire. The Yuan Dynasty, established by the conquerors, saw...
Traditional Ways to Beat the Heat
As the dog days of summer descend upon us, we are lucky to have the option to seek refuge in air conditioned spaces; but how did our ancestors beat the heat? With looming threats of...
Shen Yun Performers Share Their Experiences After Finishing 2022 Europe Tour 
NEW YORK — One of Shen Yun Performing Arts’ touring groups has returned to the U.S. after completing a six-month long tour across several countries in Europe.  The company, named Shen Yun World Art Troupe,...
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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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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,...
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Disintegrating the Culture of the Chinese Communist Party (Chapter Two, Part II): The CCP’s Attacks on Confucius
First published in 2006 by the Chinese-language Epoch Times, this series lays out in detail the vast system of Communist Party culture that dominates mainland China today and how it violently replaced the ancient moral...
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Disintegrating the Culture of the Chinese Communist Party (Chapter Two, Part I): The Establishment of Communist Party Culture
First published in 2006 by the Chinese-language Epoch Times, this series lays out in detail the vast system of Communist Party culture that dominates mainland China today and how it violently replaced the ancient moral...