Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month, and traditionally ends the Chinese New Year period. In...

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival, celebrated in most East Asian countries, such as China and Vietnam. The festival takes places on month 8...

Pan Wang Festival of the Yao Ethnic Group

THE Yao people are one of China’s oldest ethnic groups. They live mainly in 130-plus counties across southern China, including Hunan, Guangdong, Yunnan, and...

Traditions of Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is an important festival in China. Chinese people believe that they have to get everything well prepared for the beginning of...

Chinese New Year

Chinese Spring Festival, also called Lunar New Year, has more than 4,000 years of history. Being one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it is...

The Qing Dynasty — China’s Last Dynasty

The Qing Dynasty (1644–1912) was the last Chinese dynasty, and the longest dynasty ruled by foreigners (the Manchus from Manchuria, northeast of the Great...

The Ming Dynasty — The Last Han Chinese Dynasty

The Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) was the last ethnic Chinese dynasty, sandwiched between two foreign ones: the Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty and the Manchurian Qing Dynasty....

The Yuan Dynasty — First Foreign-Ruled Era in China

The Yuan Dynasty (1279–1368) was China's first foreign-led dynasty, in between the Chinese Song and Ming dynasties. It was established by Kublai Khan, leader...

The Song Dynasty — Medieval China

The Song Dynasty (960–1279) was a period of technological advances and prosperity, preceded by the fractured Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period (906–960) and...

The Tang Dynasty — Golden Age of Literature and Art

The Tang Dynasty (618–907) supplanted the industrious but brutal Sui Dynasty. It flourished culturally for over a century before disaster and conflict slowly brought...
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