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Chinese culture, Philosophy, history and language

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Articles on Chinese Culture, Philosophy, History and Language


Bu Xie Cotton Shoes

In modern China, amidst the stylish Italian leather pumps and Nike sneakers, the traditional Bu Xie cotton shoes remain popular with all age groups.


Chinese Chopsticks

The first recorded reference to Chinese chopsticks was in Li Ji or The Book of Rites, which dates to the beginning of the Christian Era. However, it is commonly believed that the history of chopsticks is much older...


Chinese Document Boxes

These ancient boxes served important functions in everyday Chinese life... now they have become collectable antiques and beautiful additions to any modern East or Western decor.


Chinese Painting

The traditional Chinese painting is a shining artistic pearl in human history, but may have as a mysterious beginning as human life itself. Some paintings, more specifically the prehistoric rock engravings or sculptures, remain a riddle to modern people


Chinese Papercuts

The Chinese Folk Art of Papercutting


Chinese Tea Eggs

Sometimes referred to as marbelized eggs, Chinese tea eggs are pleasant to look at, simple to make, and even easier to serve.


Finger Tapping: A Southern Custom

You will notice in some Chinese restaurants, especially those serving southern style food and Dim Sum, patrons will often tap their fingers on the table when receiving a refill of tea. There is a quaint story about how this custom became popular


How to Appreciate Chinese Brush Painting

There are many intriguing aspects to examine in Chinese Painting--the painting technique, the poetry, the calligraphy, the seal, the painter´s central image and theme as well as his or her mounting skills.


Idioms

Chinese Idioms are a unique vision into the minds of the people. All cultures have idioms and we're sure you will recognize the similarities as well as the differences between theirs and yours.


Inside Painted Snuff Bottles

The story behind the miniature art form and its status in today's China.


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