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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

24 Solar Terms: Winter Solstice

2017-12-22 13:35:58

24 Solar Terms: Winter Solstice

24 Solar Terms: Major Snow

2017-12-07 15:13:51

24 Solar Terms: Major Snow

Minor Snow: A forerunner of winter chills

2017-11-22 14:42:34

A cold front has recently swept across China, driving out the lingering mildness of the previous season while kicking off the second solar term of the winter.

Nationwide activities to mark Seniors' Day

2017-10-27 14:56:55

The ninth day of the ninth lunar month marks the traditional Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Saturday this year. As Double Ninth Festival is also the Seniors' Day in China, many events will be held across the country to pay respect to the elderly people.

Dunhuang murals show ancient traditions of Chongyang Festival

2017-10-25 13:52:46

The Dunhuang Research Academy has released a batch of Dunhuang murals showing the ancient folk scene of the Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Oct 28 this year.

24 Solar Terms: Frost's Descent

2017-10-23 14:18:26


Frost's Descent: Time to say goodbye to autumn

2017-10-23 10:18:56

Monday marks the beginning of Shuangjiang or “frost's descent” in English, the 18th of 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar.

24 Solar Terms: Cold Dew

2017-10-09 14:07:21


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