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Minor Heat

2016-07-07 09:42:25

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Minor Heat, (Chinese: 小暑), the 11th solar term of the year, begins on July 7 this year and ends on July 21.

Dragon Boat Festival flourishes

2016-06-09 07:43:22

Dragon Boat Festival, which comes on May 5 on the lunar calendar - June 9 this year on the Western calendar - is a traditional festival in China to commemorate the ancient poet Qu Yuan, who committed suicide out of love for his country.

Ethnic ways for celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival

2016-06-08 16:55:09

Apart from the Han people, there are twenty-six ethnic groups also celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival on there own ways. Here are 4 of them.

Customs of Dragon Boat Festival

2016-06-07 15:21:01

As the Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu, draws near, people start to commemorate the death of Chinese poet Qu Yuan by colorful customs.

Grain in Ear

2016-06-03 18:26:02

The Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Grain in Ear, (Chinese: 芒种), the 9th solar term, begins on June 5 this year and ends on June 19.

Culture Insider: 6 things you may not know about Grain Buds

2016-05-20 09:34:56

Grain Buds, the 8th solar term of a year, begins on May 20 this year, and ends on June 5. It means that the seeds from the grain are becoming full but are not ripe.

Posthumous marriage

2016-05-13 14:33:52

Posthumous marriage is an ancient and popular custom in rural Shanxi, where the practice is often dictated by tradition, and many locals consult fortune tellers who say the family will be cursed if a family member dies unmarried.

Start of Summer

2016-05-05 08:00:00

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 19 this year.

Clear and Bright

2016-04-04 10:35:40

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Clear and Bright (Chinese: 清明), the 5th solar term, starts this year on Apr 5 and ends on Apr 20.

Spring Equinox

2016-03-20 08:03:13

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms. The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分),as the fourth term of the year starts on Mar 21 and ends on Apr 4 this year.

'Springcow': traditional present during Spring Equinox

2016-03-19 11:12:13

Teacher and students make "spring cow" at the Yuezhuang Central Kindergarten in Yiyuan county, East China's Shandong province, March 17, 2016.

Dunhuang grotto paintings feature festival

2016-03-10 16:10:18

Dunhuang Research Academy has released a series of photos of grotto paintings that depict the celebration of the Longtaitou Festival.

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