Classical Chinese Dance

This is the Chinese character “舞”, meaning DANCE. The origin of the Chinese dance has its root in the ancient rituals that were designed to communicate with the forces in the universe. Later, it also became a popular form of entertainment. Below is a brief introduction of common classic Chinese dances. Drum Dance This is a brick carving image of […]

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Chinese Cakes

Chinese Rice & Flour Cakes Sticky-rice cakes coloured with vegetable juice and filled with red bean paste, traditional southern-style cake for breakfast or snake. The green cakes are also conventionally served during the tomb-sweeping festival on April 5. Sticky-rice cakes mingled with nuts and dry fruits, traditional southern-style cake for breakfast or snack. Cantonese-style breakfast cakes The new invention of […]

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Tu Youyou – First Chinese Woman Won Nobel Prize

84-year old Chinese scientist Tu Youyou received Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in Stockholm on December 10, 2015, Tu Youyou won Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and gave a speech in Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. She is the first Chinese scientist from the mainland and the first Chinese woman from anywhere in the world to receive a Nobel Prize. […]

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Eight Daoist Immortals

Eight Daoist immortals – ink painting by a contemporary Chinese artistHistorically, the Eight Immortals could refer to 8 different Daoists, and it was until the Ming Dynasty, the general consensus has been reached based on Wu Yuantai’s “Journey to the East, the Source of the Eight Immortals Legend (八仙出处东游记)”. Since then, the following eight historical figures are commonly known as […]

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