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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Eight Daoist Immortals

Eight Daoist immortals – ink painting by a contemporary Chinese artist Historically, the Eight Immortals could refer to 8 different sets of Daoists. 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 […]

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