There are many versions about the lady white snake and a hand-some young man named Xu Xian. Lady White and Xiaoqing,two spirits in fact, came down to earth to seek the little boy who had saved the life of lady white snake when she was small and stayed in...

Yuanxiao Festival

Yuanxiao Festival Yuanxiao Festival is on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month.It is part of and the last day of the Spring Festival.In the old days, people began preparing for the Spring Festival about 20 days before.However the Yuanxiao Festival marks the end of the New Year...
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Chinese Stone Lion

Chinese stone lion culture The lion features predominantly in traditional Chinese sculpture. However, it is interesting to note that the lion lives in Africa and West Asia, but has never been native to China. According to the Historical Records, compiled by the famous Han-dynasty historian Sima Qian(145? -90? BC),  the lion...
The Mid Autumn Festival (zhōng qiū jié 中秋节), also known as the Moon Festival, is a popular harvest festival celebrated by Chinese people, dating back over 3,000 years to moon worship in China's Shang Dynasty.It was first called Zhongqiu Jie in Zhou Dynasty. In Malaysia and Singapore, it is also sometimes referred to as...

Su dongpo

Elegant Forever Su dongpo–Biography TiPs1:Su Dongpo ’s fisrt name is Su(苏),last name is Shi(轼:It means the armrest of the carriage). TiPs2:The names of Chinese people have their own tradition and characteristics. Unlike westerners, the family name in China is put first, followed by the given name. Interestingly a feme covert does...

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