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Culture Insider: Teachers' Day in ancient China

Culture Insider: Teachers' Day in ancient China

Source:|2018-09-17 10:06

24 Solar Terms: 8 Things You May Not Know about White Dew

White Dew, (Chinese: 白露), the 15th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 8 and ends on Sept 22.

Source:|2018-09-10 10:17

Martial Arts Center Conjures Kung Fu 'Magic'

The southwestern US state of New Mexico boasts its stuccoed constructions, among which one building stands out.

Source: Xinhua|2018-09-07 10:01

Culture Plays Its Part in Friendship

More than 20 participants from seven African countries demonstrated Chinese martial arts at a gala on Monday night welcoming African leaders to the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Source: China Daily|2018-09-05 10:26

Performance Brings Traditional Arts to Chongqing Campus

A group of 21 students from Chongqing University recently performed on campus in the Peony Garden to promote traditional arts among young people.

Source:|2018-09-03 11:12

Sanmenxia Culture Keywords

Sanmenxia is a prefecture-level city that sits along the middle reaches of the Yellow River, which connects China's central plain with the Northwest, an area that is bestowed with scenic landscapes.

Source:|2018-08-30 10:18

End of Heat: Things you Shouldn't Miss

The End of Heat, or Chu Shu in Chinese, is the 14th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar.

Source:|2018-08-27 09:24

Ancient Tale of Love in Qixi Festival

Chocolates and shopping sprees aside, lovers across the country last week celebrated the Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day, in the traditional way as well as with romantic photography.

Source: China Daily|2018-08-23 09:04

Nanyang Steamed Dishes

Nanyang steamed dishes, good in color, aroma, taste and shape, have high nutritional value.

Source:|2018-08-22 09:55

Porcelain Peonies Shine in Luoyang

Peony porcelain, a unique variety of firing porcelain in Luoyang, reflects a combination of peony imagery with Chinese porcelain culture.

Source:|2018-08-20 12:04

Culture Insider: Qixi - the Chinese Valentine's Day

Source:|2018-08-17 15:26

Multi-religious Culture in Nanyang

Religious culture in Nanyang goes back to ancient times. Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Christianity and Catholicism are widespread in Nanyang.

Source:|2018-08-15 12:25

Si Muwu Square Vessel - The Largest one in the World

Summit of Ancient China's Bronze vessels unearthed in Yin Ruins, including sacrificial vessels, musical instruments, weapons, daily used instruments, decorations and art articles, formed ancient China's history of civilization.

Source:|2018-08-13 09:59

24 Solar Terms: 9 Things about Start of Autumn

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Autumn, (Chinese: 立秋), the 13th solar term of the year, begins this year on Aug 7 and ends on Aug 22.

Source:|2018-08-08 10:08


Hulatang is a kind of Chinese traditional soup created in Henan Province but became popularised in the cuisine of Shaanxi Province. Chinese immigrants have introduced it to the United States, where it is known as spicy soup.

Source:|2018-08-01 10:15

24 Solar Terms: 7 Things You May Not Know about Major Heat

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Heat, (Chinese: 大暑), the 12th solar term of the year, begins this year on July 23 and ends August 6.

Source:|2018-07-26 10:05

A Taste of Culture

Students of the Confucius Institute in different countries get a flavor of China through summer camps in Beijing, Xing Wen reports.

Source: China Daily|2018-07-25 15:26

A Chinese Craftsman's Devotion to Ru Porcelain

Ru porcelain, one of the five great porcelain varieties from the Song Dynasty (960-1127), is distinguished by its smooth and refined sky blue glaze. Fewer than 100 complete specimens of Ru ceramics are believed to exist today, mostly in museums in China

Source:|2018-07-23 09:46

This is China: The Secrets of Tai-chi

Tai-chi is one of the many branches of Chinese Wushu, the broad term applied to the country’s various forms of martial arts.

Source: CGTN|2018-07-23 09:33

Tanghe Special: Tanghe Prepares to Commemorate Philosopher

Culture is the main strength of, and attraction to, many cities in China. One county's unique charms are based on a philosopher who will not be forgotten.

Source: China Daily|2018-07-19 10:27

Zhang Zhongjing Medicine Culture Festival

From Sept 20 to Oct 10 every year, the Zhang Zhongjing Medicine Culture Festival is celebrated in Nanyang, the capital of traditional Chinese medicine in China.

Source:|2018-07-17 13:40

Shanzhou Silo-cave Listed as Provincial Cultural Industry Demonstration Base

Shanzhou Silo-cave in Sanmenxia was recently listed as a provincial cultural demonstration base by the Cultural Department of Henan Province.

Source:|2018-07-16 09:36

Dushan Jade: One of China's Best Known Jades

Dushan Mountain, eight kilometers away from the north of Nanyang downtown area, is quite abundant in jade and ranks first in terms of its output, among China's four most famous jades.

Source:|2018-07-13 09:51

Rediscovering China's Early Civilization

Driving through Anyang's wide, dusty boulevards, you'd wonder why anybody would visit.

Source: China Daily|2018-07-12 16:44

A Craftsman's Passion for Creating Cloth Tigers

Lei Zhichao, a 54-year-old farmer from Huaiyang county of Henan province, is an intangible cultural heritage inheritor, who has been obsessed with creating cloth tigers for decades.

Source:|2018-07-11 15:45

Dietary Customs of Nanyang

Food with wheat flour as major ingredients.

Source:|2018-07-10 16:26

To Experience the Central Plains Culture with Music Ritual Zen Shaolin

A music ritual entitled Zen Shaolin is staged in the Daixian Valley of the Songshan Mountain, near the Shaolin Temple in Central China's Henan Province.

Source:|2018-07-09 16:55

Man Paints 700 Peking Opera Masks in 50 Years

An 85-year-old man in Zhangjiakou, North China’s Hebei province has been painting Peking Opera facial masks for more than 50 years.

Source:|2018-07-03 14:44

Henan Opera

Henan Opera is commonly called Henan Bangzi. The name of Henan Opera began to be used after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Henan Opera is popular among the provinces or regions of Henan, Hebei, Shandong, Shanxi, Hubei, Ningxia,

Source:|2018-06-28 16:06

Quju Opera from Mianchi Makes A Stir in Beijing

The Quju opera Son of Mountains, designed by an opera troupe from Mianchi county in Sanmenxia, Henan province made an impressive entrance in Beijing on June 23.

Source:|2018-06-27 09:55

Couple in Henan Stick to Folk Art 'Ninigou'

Huaiyang county in Central China's Henan province, with its long history and profound culture, is the birthplace of ninigou, an art style translated literally as muddy dog.

Source:|2018-06-26 13:09

Artist Uses Paper-cutting to Tell Mulan Story

A Chinese artist incorporates traditional craft into a new book about the legend of Mulan that has made a splash overseas. Mei Jia reports.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-25 14:11

Food Fresh from the Middle Plains

Yuxiang Yuan may not be well-known among expatriate diners in Beijing but it is a restaurant that deserves to be bookmarked if you want to experience what Henan food is like.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-25 13:58

Ancient City's Peonies Bring in A Pretty Penny from Home and abroad

Luoyang, China's city of peonies, exported 17 million yuan ($2.68 million) worth of the flowers in 2017, official data show.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-25 13:42

Preserving Traditional Bian Embroidery

Bian embroidery, with a history of 800 years, originates from the Northern Song Dynasty. The world-famous folk art is characterized by lucid and lively color and tight needlework.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-21 15:07

Crossroads of Cultures

The rulers of the Northern Wei Dynasty created the Yungang Grottoes as a way to unite China's war-torn ethnic groups under Buddhism.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-21 14:41

Suspended in The Sky

Xuankong hanging temple at Hengshan Mountain in Shanxi is one of China's most stunning examples of ancient architecture. Sun Ruisheng and Li Yang reports

Source: China Daily|2018-06-21 14:26

Culture Insider: Children's Games in Ancient China

During ancient times, children didn't have smart phone, iPad or computer to entertain them. Instead, they came up with interesting games to play in their childhood. Let's take a look.

Source:|2018-06-21 11:54

Treats for Your Inner Dragon

Tasty rice dumplings with local variations in fillings have been a tradition of China's Dragon Boat Festival for centuries, the China Daily team reports.

Source: China Daily|2018-06-20 15:31

Chinese Festival Going Global with Dragon Boats

The Dragon Boat Festival was celebrated among overseas Chinese communities worldwide over the weekend with the specialty food Zongzi, but not necessarily a dragon boat race, both widely seen as its logos.

Source: Xinhua|2018-06-20 15:19