Chinese Culture is the glory of China aside from its great history and ancient achievements in different aspects. China culture has been a hot topic and theme for China travel or some China tradition study. Generally, Chinese culture can be detailedly divided into China ancient culture and China modern culture, China folk culture and China elite culture as well as the specific categories comprised of Chinese tea culture, traditional medicine culture, kung fu culture, Chinese art, China festivals, architecture, porcelain and other touchable branches. China culture is also the only access to understanding a real China...
Functioning as a huge stone and earthen military engineering, the Great Wall (长城, Chang Cheng) is built in different ages of ancient China for defense against different northern nomadic tribes. Twisting and turning for 8851.8 kilometers like a resting giant dragon, the Great Wall traverses North China from the Tiger Mountain of Liaoning Province in the east to the Jiayu Pass (嘉峪关, Jiayuguan) of Gansu Province in the west, stepping over many regions including Liaoning province, Hebei Province, Tianjin City, Beijing City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Shanxi Province, Shaanxi Province... Details>>
- History of Great Wall
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Far and wide known as Kungfu (功夫) all over the world, Chinese martial art is also called Wugong (武功) or Wushu (武术) at home by Chinese people. It can be seen as an art of attack and defense in which a series of skills and trick are highly emphasized. Being a characteristic martial culture, Kungfu agglomerates the Confucius, Taoist and Buddhist theories of keeping one's mind in equanimity and nourishing one's vital spirit, while vigorousness permeates the soft theory simultaneously, with ancient Chinese transcendentsamp;amp;rsquo; insights of life and the universe... Details>>
- 1. History and Development of Ch...
- 2. Main Styles of Traditional Ch...
- 3. Where to learn Chinese Kungfu...
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Being a vivid Chinese cultural specialty as well as Kungfu and traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese tea has been being developed in China for a long time accompanied with which a series of tea culture took shape. Widely known in Chinese history as a fortuitous discovery of Shennong (神农), a renowned Chinese legendary chieftain and respected physician in the far ancient times, tea had been mentioned in the old Chinese medical work Herbal Classic (本草经), which was written in the 1st century. Tea Classic, the first work about tea in the world written by Lu Yu (733-804... Details>>
- 1. History of Chinese Tea
- 2. Categories of Chinese Tea
- 3. Ten Famous Chinese Teas
- 4. Water for Tea-making in Chine...
- 5. Tea Set
- 6. Medical Effects of Tea
Food is the first necessity of the people is a famous Chinese old saying, which reflects that Chinese have had paid much attention to food since the ancient times. The importance of food in peoples daily life in China can be seen in the way they send greetings to each other: Have you eaten?, which is far away from the way people greet in western countries and has been seen as a characteristic of Chinese culture. Staple food in China generally includes rice, wheat, buckwheat, corn, potato, sweet potato, beans and varieties of vegetables. Besides, wheaten food such as Mantou (steamed bun)... Details>>
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- Popular Family Dishes in China
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Seen as national treasure of China as well as a symbol of peace, panda (Chinese: 熊猫, short for giant panda (大熊猫) in Chinese) is an endangered mammal winning great attention from all over the world. Two researches done in 1970s and 1980s showed that there were some 1000 wild pandas in about 37 counties of China, in a habitat of around 13,000 square kilometers. Another survey by the State Bureau of Forestry of China in 2006 got a result that the amount of wild pandas in China increased to 1596, with 161 being reared in pens. As the rarest breed of ursidae... Details>>
- Introduction of Giant Pandas
- Classification of Pandas
- Pandas, China and the world
- Where to see Pandas (giant panda...
With its long history of over 5000 years, China boasts a profound culture with rich and diverse traditional festivals, which are formed after a long-term process of historical and cultural sediment. Developed from remote antiquity, the splendid and colorful living context of that time is vividly presented in these unique and interesting customs of circulated festivals. Most traditional Chinese festivals took shape during Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) and major festivals greatly celebrated today were fixed by the time of Han Dynasty (206 B.C.220 A.D.)... Details>>
- Spring Festival
- Lantern Festival
- Qingming festival / Tomb Sweepin...
- Dragon Boat Festival
- Qiqiao Festival / Double Seventh...
- Ghost festival / Zhongyuan Festi...
- Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
- Double Ninth Festival / Chongyan...
- Laba Rice Rorridge Festival
- Winter Solstice Festival
- Dragon-Head-Raising Festival / L...
- National Holidays
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- Classical Chinese Poetry
- Classical Chinese Prose
- Classical Sanqu (Verse for Opera...
- Chinese Couplet
- Modern Chinese Literature
- Contemporary Chinese Literature
Chinese culture is a great and extensive civilization with featured Chinese traditional opera, especially the Peking Opera, which is regarded as the national opera or the quintessence of Chinese culture. With incomparable artistic charm, Chinese opera delights people home and abroad and enjoys a particular important statue in the world, known as Three Ancient Dramas together with Ancient Greek drama and Indian Sanskritdrama. Chinese opera was born from the ancient songs and dances... Details>>
- Peking Opera
- Shaoxing Opera
- Huangmei Opera
- Face Changing of Sichuan Opera
- Shadow Plays
- Puppet Show
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China is a country with abundant tourist resources and offers countless tourist crafts and characteristic souvenirs that remind one of its long history, profound culture and traditions of its people. As for Chinese souvenirs, there are exquisite handicrafts, such as jade, porcelain, cloisonn, paper-cut, filigree, carpets, lanterns, fans, ivory carvings, satin or silk flowers, animals, birds and flowers made of colored glass, figurines of painted clay, etc, and many other quality products such as jewelry, calligraphy and painting, Chinese brushes, inkstones, inkslabs, tea... Details>>
- Chinese Paintings
- Chinese Silks
- Terracotta Duplicates
- Chinese Cloisonné
- Chinese Jade
- Chinese Ink
According to the archaeological discovery of the bone-flute unearthed in Wuyang County, Henan Province, Chinese music can be traced back to 8000 years ago. Over a long history, Chinese nation created a marvelous culture of music which also has a far-reaching influence to the countrys neighboring areas. China is known as a country of music in the far ancient times; the Chinese ancient music is of great importance in the culture and etiquette of the country. With a longstanding tradition of musical education as early as the Warring State Period (475 BC - 221 BC)... Details>>
- A Brief History of Chinese Music
- Traditional Chinese Musical Inst...
- Western Music in China and Chine...
- Popularity of Different Music in...
China is a multi-religious country, and Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christian are the main religions in the country. China is also a multi-nationalities country that most of the 55 ethnic minorities observe a religion, for instance, Tibetans observe Buddhism, Hui people observe Islam. Incomplete statistics show that there are more than 100 million religious followers in China with over 85 000 religious sites, over 3000 religious groups and some 74 religious colleges. Chinese people enjoy the freedom of religious belief according to low... Details>>
The earliest men living in China can be traced back to 1.7 million years ago. After long evolving, the ancient hominid commenced to step into civilization society. With a recorded history of nearly 4000 years, China is known as one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Cultivating the main Chinese civilization for thousands of years, the Yellow River and The Yangtze River are seen as Mother Rivers by Chinese people, with the Yellow River also being hailed as the cradle of Chinese civilization. For thousand of years, colorful cultures of Chinese ethnic groups have been lasting... Details>>
- Pre-qin History
- Qin Dynasty
- Han Dynasty
- Tang Dynasty
- Song,Yuan,Ming and Qing Dynastie...
- Semi-colonial and Semi-feudal Er...
- New-democratic Revolution Period
- People’s Republic of China
Chinese Architecture is great and profound with a long-standing history as well as the Chinese culture. From the early square or round shallow hole-houses to todays modern style, many a wonder was built by generations of Chinese in the past 6000 yeas, which are astonishing with superb techniques, exquisite art designs and unique styles. The magnificent ancient Chinese architecture developed to a distinctive school of its own with unique monomer shape and delicate decorations in every part... Details>>
- Ancient Chinese Architecture
- Styles of Ancient Chinese Archit...
- Features of Ancient Chinese Arch...
- Chinese Modern Architecture
- Chinese Buildings and Related la...
In ancient China which was far away from modern medical technology, Chinese people cured themselves by a wide range of traditional Chinese medical practices, including herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping, Qigong (a system of deep breathing exercises), massage therapy and dietary therapy, and so on. According to research, TCM had been very popular during the Qin and Han dynasties and many monographs on TCM were written, which are regrettably lost today. In the following dynasties, more medical writings came out successively... Details>>
- Theory of TCM
- Origin and Development of TCM
- Common Therapies of TCM
- Systematization of Modern TCM
- TCM and Western Medicine in Chin...
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