Mid-Autumn Festival: a Celebration of the Moon, Harvest, and Family

Posted by Edna Zhou & Siting Ke on September 03, 2014
a mooncake stamped with Chinese characters

Mid-Autumn Festival, a cultural holiday in China and many Asian countries, falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. In 2014, Mid-Autumn Festival is on September 8.

An Introduction to Shu, Xiang and Yue Embroidery

Posted by Edna Zhou & Siting Ke on July 04, 2014

The Chinese have long been skilled in the arts of dyeing, weaving and embroidery, and there are at least 15 embroidery styles remaining. Read more about it in our latest blog post.

Chinese Astrology and Zodiac: The Heaven-Human Communication

Posted by Edna Zhou & Siting Ke on April 01, 2014

Chinese astrology is a highly complex, interconnected system that takes years of rigorous study to understand. The development of astrology had a deep influence on philosophy and was used to explain phenomena. Learn more about this in our latest blog post.

Animal Symbolism in Chinese Art

Posted by Edna Zhou & Siting Ke on March 01, 2014

Chinese people are taught that human and animals are all integral parts of nature; we share the same eternal moral principle. Learn more about various animals and what they stand for in our latest blog post.

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