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Chongyang: Out with the old, in with the elderly

2018-10-17 07:30:00

Over 1,000 years ago, Chinese poet Wang Wei of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) wrote "I know my brothers would, with dogwood spray in hand, climb up mountain and miss me so far away"-to express his nostalgia during Chongyang Festival.

Battle Cold Dew season with Chinese pastry

2018-10-08 14:29:28

Cold Dew season gets its name from the dew which is about to become frost as the weather begins to get chilly.

Autumn through its hues and festivals

2018-09-24 08:54:25

Festivals in autumn are a window to Chinese culture and history

24 Solar Terms: 8 things you may not know about Autumn Equinox

2018-09-23 06:00:00

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Autumn Equinox, (Chinese: 秋分), the 16th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 23 and ends on Oct 7.

Traditions you may not know about Mid-Autumn Festival in China

2018-09-20 10:13:12

Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival in China after Chinese New Year. It's a time when families come together to appreciate the full moon and eat mooncakes during the festival. In fact, besides these two traditions, there are many others.

Culture Insider: Things you need to know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-20 13:54:59

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

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.

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