Category Archives: Chinese Culture

Tiger in Folk Art (1)

The tiger is a popular theme in Chinese folk art. One may encounter numerous images of tigers in almost all forms of folk art: paper cuts, embroidery, sculpture, new year print and so on. The earliest image of the tiger was discovered in an ancient tomb unearthed in central China’s Henan Province in 1987. A [...]

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Legendary Pharmacist – Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen (1518-1593) was a great Chinese pharmacist in the Ming Dynasty. Born in Jinzhou of Hubei Province, Li Shihen decided to follow the trace of his father, a local renowned medical man, to study traditional Chinese medical science. He was very interested in the proper classification of the components of nature. His major contribution [...]

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How Chinese Celebrate Birthday for Newborn Children?

Chinese people put their family in a very important position as they regard it as a means to keep the family blood stream continuously running. And the running of every family blood stream maintains the life of the whole nation. That is why children bearing and breeding in China becomes a focus of all members [...]

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