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How the world celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-19 14:59:10

Despite shared origin, the Mid-Autumn Festival has developed different customs in different countries. Let's see how people celebrate it in different regions.

Four legends you need to know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-19 14:15:53

Chinese are celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival on Monday - an annual festival that falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.

A thousand Chang'es in a thousand painters' eyes

2018-09-19 10:34:53

As the Mid-autumn Festival approaches, let's check out some stunning Chinese paintings which depict the same Chang'e in different styles.

This history of Mid-Autumn Festival: what you should know

2018-09-18 16:52:58

As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, September 24 this year.

Culture Insider: Teachers' Day in ancient China

2018-09-10 10:10:56

Today is the 34th Chinese Teacher's Day – a festival celebrating the 2,300-year tradition of respecting teachers and education in China.

End of Heat: Things you shouldn't miss

2018-08-23 10:33:48

The End of Heat, or Chu Shu in Chinese, is the 14th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar.

Culture Insider: Qixi - the Chinese Valentine's Day

2018-08-17 09:41:01

If it rains heavily on Saturday night, some elderly Chinese will say it is because Zhinu, or the Weaving Maid, is crying on the day she met her husband Niulang, or the Cowherd, on the Milky Way.

Culture Insider: Admission letters in ancient China

2018-08-09 10:18:29

Today's admission letters have become more and more creative with delicate designs. However, do you know how students in ancient times received their admission letters and what the letters were like?

Dragon boats and dumplings

2018-06-15 07:07:35

Traditional and fusion cooking styles, regional and international ingredients and a new awareness of healthy eating are all factors contributing to an exciting time for Chinese cuisine. Pauline D Loh explores the possibilities.

Duanwu special: Ancient fashion pioneer Qu Yuan's style

2018-06-18 09:00:00

Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, falls on June 18 this year.

Culture Insider: Children's games in ancient China

2018-06-01 09:59:59

During ancient times, children didn't have smart phones, ipads or computers to entertain them. Instead, they came up with interesting games to play in their childhood. Let's take a look.

The evolution of marriage customs

2018-05-19 14:21:40

A wedding culture exhibition which shows the evolution in local marriage customs since Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) opened in Shanghai on May 1.

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