The Shadow PlayJuly 22, 2011The shadow play (皮影戏 – Pi Ying Xi) was born in Western Han Dynasty some 2000 years ago, and called Yangpi opera, also generally named as head drama or shadow play, was derived from Shaanxi Province of China.
PuppetryJuly 22, 2011Puppetry was called figure-head, Fukui-puppet, puppet-cave in ancient times. The drama performed by puppeteers was called a puppet show.
AcrobaticsJuly 22, 2011Acrobatics is the general name of various performing arts (such as cycling, ventriloquism, Pagoda of Bowls, rope-dancing, lion dance and Magic etc).
Traditional Chinese OperaJuly 22, 2011Opera is a form of Chinese traditional drama. It is an incorporation of several disciplines including literature, music, dance, fine art, martial art, acrobatics and performing arts.
Traditional Chinese MedicineJuly 22, 2011The very mention of Chinese medicine culture conjures a charm due to a long history stretching back more than a thousand years.
JadeJuly 22, 2011China is the main country in the world rich in jade resources with a long history in exploiting the wide distribution of abundant materials.
Painting and CalligraphyJuly 22, 2011There are five common fonts of calligraphy artistic work: regular script, running script, cursive script, official script and seal characters.
ChinaJuly 22, 2011China is a pioneer in the invention of china in the world, writing a brilliant page in human history. The invention of china is the country's "the fifth invention".
SilkJuly 22, 2011Silk is a symbol of Chinese ancient culture. Chinese silk is famous for her excellent quality, delicate pattern and abundant cultural connotations.
Chinese Tea CultureJuly 22, 2011China is the hometown of tea. Tea processing and tea drinking have a history of several thousand years. Famous brands of tea assemble here, mainly including green tea, black tea, oolong tea, scented tea, white tea, yellow tea and dark tea.
Cross TalkJuly 22, 2011With a history of at least 2,000 years, stretching back to the Ming Dynasty, cross talk is one of China's most important forms of comedy.
FoodJuly 20, 2011Chinese delicacies showcase the cuisine associated with the cultures and traditions of China and, compared with the food of other places around the world, have many unique characteristics.
Languages and charactersJuly 20, 2011Fifty-three ethnic groups speak their own distinct languages and 23 ethnic groups have their own writing scripts.