24 Solar Terms: things you may not know about the Spring Equinox
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms. The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分), as the fourth term of the year starts on March 21 and ends on April 4 this year.
143,000 relics found in Chinese ancient shipwreck
Chinese archaeologists have found 143,000 relics from a cargo ship from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) that was salvaged in the South China Sea in 2007, sources here said Wednesday.
China's bookstore wins Bookstore of the Year Award at London Book Fair
China's bookstore chain brand Fang Suo Commune clinched the Bookstore of the Year Award of The London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards, the LBF announced Tuesday.
China reports rising exports of cultural products
China's exports of cultural products rose 4.9 percent in 2018 from the previous year to 92.53 billion U.S. dollars, the Ministry of Commerce said.
Sara Jaaksola, Finnish daughter in law and Chinese tutor in Guangzhou
Well, believe it or not, there is a Chinese teacher in Guangzhou who grew up thousands of kilometers away in Finland. Let’s just say she’s not your average Chinese tutor.
Chef elevates Cantonese cuisine with hands-on approach
Braised fish broth is a traditional dish originating from Shunde in Guangdong province, a city picked by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a Creative City of Gastronomy in 2014.
Folk culture parade climaxed the 9th Yuexiu Temple Fair
The highlight of the 9th Yuexiu Temple Fair — the folk culture parade was held at the Guangdong Provincial People’s Stadium in Guangzhou on the afternoon of February 24th, 2019.
Airborne temple fair held on China Southern Airlines’ flights
Special temple fairs were held on some China Southern Airlines flights on February 18th and 19th, introducing Cantonese culture and Spring Festival customs to over 2000 passengers from all over the world.
Culture Insider: Little New Year
Here are six things you should know about the Little New Year, another sign of the start of spring.
Picture books feature 24 Chinese solar terms
A set of picture books featuring the scientific principles and customs related to the 24 Chinese solar terms has recently been published.