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Chinese Traditional Painting

Chinese painting is one of the oldest styles of painting in the world, with its painting style remaining virtually unchanged for centuries. Unlike western styles of artistic painting that change through centuries and have their own master based on periods. Chinese painting is similar in style to calligraphy, even using the same techniques and materials, …

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Valentine’s day! Ways to say “I love you” in Chinese

Valentine's day in China falls under the ‘shopping holiday’ category, right alongside 11.11 (singles day), it’s a commercial holiday that young couples like to celebrate. The reason for it not being widely celebrated is that ‘western’ valentine’s day normally falls very close to Spring Festival, so most families will be celebrating that instead. For example, this …

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Yummy Spring Festival food that we can not get enough off

As the most important holiday in China a lot of attention is played to what food is provided during Spring festival, with special dates during the holiday having their own specific food. So we are going to run through the top three Spring Festival dishes. Normally, as a family, you can make dumplings together to …

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2018 Wangwang Year of the Dog

What the year of the dog means for China

The Chinese zodiac is an important part of Chinese culture, one that still plays a leading role in people’s daily life. Even today, millions of people in China believe these predictions and use them to make important decisions. Even if you don’t believe in Zodiac predictions, reading about them and their implications are fascinating. The …

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