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24 Solar Terms: 6 things you must know about Major Cold

2020-01-20 06:00

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Cold (Chinese: 大寒), the 24th solar term, begins this year on Jan 20 and ends on Feb 3.

Culture Insider: Little New Year

2020-01-17 06:00

Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Jan 17 this year. It is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household.

2020 Rural Spring Festival Gala staged in China

2020-01-09 17:51

The launch ceremony of the 2020 Rural Spring Festival Gala Concentrated Performance was held in Lishui, East China's Zhejiang Province on Wednesday. Themed "Rural Revitalization and Cultural Guidance", the ceremony's main venue was in Lishui, Zhejiang province. The performance was launched in eight

The Chinese zodiac: Which animal are you?

2019-01-30 15:55

Legend has it that a god beckoned all animals to bid him farewell before his departure from Earth. Only 12 of them, namely the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig arrived, with each given a place of honor in a year based on the order of arrival. Why is there no cat? It's a pity for cat lovers

How did the ancient royal court celebrate Spring Festival?

2019-01-30 15:55

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.

Spring Festival in the eyes of Chinese painters

2019-01-30 15:55

When Chinese people celebrate the Spring Festival with decorations, annual reunion dinners or fireworks, Chinese painters take up their brushes to record such scenes.

How many traditional Spring Festival rituals do you know?

2018-02-09 09:52

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.

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