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Masked religious dance 'Tiaoqian' performed in NW China's Qinghai

2018-03-02 14:41:06

A monk performs "Tiaoqian", a masked religious dance with a history of nearly 300 years, at the Kumbum Monastery in Huangzhong county, Northwest China's Qinghai province, March 1, 2018.

Dragon dance performed to greet Lantern Festival

2018-03-02 10:54:05

People of the Gelao ethnic group perform a dragon dance to greet the upcoming Lantern Festival in Shiqian county of southwest China's Guizhou province, Feb 26.

Lantern Festival food: 'Tangyuan' or 'yuanxiao'

2018-03-02 09:29:01

March 2 marks this year's Lantern Festival according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

How do Chinese people decorate their houses for Spring Festival?

2018-02-09 15:47:40

Chinese people have come up with quite a few different ways to celebrate the Spring Festival, one of the most important ways is through decorating their house. 

How many traditional Spring Festival rituals do you know?

2018-02-09 09:52:21

It is time for a countdown to the Spring Festival. Starting Friday, most Chinese families will kick off a series of rituals to welcome the Lunar New Year. The traditions that have been inherited and maintained for thousands of years, bear in them the culture of the nation.

Culture Insider: Little New Year

2018-02-08 09:45:13

Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Feb 8 this year.

24 Solar Terms: Start of Spring

2018-02-02 10:51:04

How did the ancient royal court celebrate Spring Festival?

2018-01-25 06:59:23

Usually, for common families, there is a list of traditions to follow during the Spring Festival, such as wearing new clothes, eating dumplings, hanging spring couplets and visiting relatives.

Laba porridge sweetens prelude of Chinese Lunar New Year

2018-01-24 09:39:25

Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days early. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called la yue, so the eighth day of this lunar month is la yue chu ba, or laba.

24 Solar Terms: Major Cold

2018-01-19 14:52:29

24 Solar Terms: Minor Cold

2018-01-05 08:48:43

24 Solar Terms: Minor Cold

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