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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


Stuff you should know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2017-10-05 09:36:05

Stuff you should know about Mid-Autumn Festival

Mosuo people celebrate Mountain Worship Festival

2017-09-20 10:20:17

The Mosuo people living by Lugu Lake celebrated Wagua (also known as zhuanshanjie) in Southwest China's Yunnan province, on Sept 15.

24 Solar Terms: White Dew

2017-09-07 09:34:38

24 Solar Terms: White Dew

24 Solar Terms: 10 things you may not know about White Dew

2017-09-07 09:47:06

The traditional Chinese Lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. White Dew, the 15th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 7 and ends on Sept 22.

Traditional Mongolian festival Nadam held in Hohhot

2017-09-01 14:08:30

Contestants perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Aug 31, 2017.

24 Solar Terms: End of Heat

2017-08-29 08:51:36

24 Solar Terms: Start of Autumn

2017-08-07 08:45:15

Culture Insider: Qixi - the Chinese Valentine's Day

2017-08-28 09:59:03

Qixi, or the Seventh Night Festival, falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. This year it falls on Monday, August 28.

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