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Traditional Activities for the Chinese New Year – Part 1

From the 23rd of the twelfth lunar month, it has begun to enter the new year period. Until the 15 January of the lunar year, almost every day has a different New Year customs. Today let’s see the 1st part!   腊月二十三——小年 Làyuè èr shí sān – xiǎo nián ‘Làyuè’ is the 12th lunar month …

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Why do Chinese people always drink hot water?

Hot water – Chinese magical medicine!   It is commonly known that Chinese people love drinking hot water, it even has reached a superstitious extent. Many Chinese will drink hot/warm water or recommend his/her friends/relatives do the same thing after they fell sick/uncomfortable, ‘ You must drink a lot of hot water!’ they said like …

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7 Chinese TV Dramas You Can’t Miss – Historical #1 (2011-2017)

If you have been learning Chinese for many years, do you have one favourite Chinese TV show? If not, today’s article will give you a list of top 7 Chinese HISTORICAL TV dramas. If you are interested in Chinese history or ancient Chinese culture, it is also worth reading it!  😀     #1 三生三世十里桃花 …

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Singles Day…? 5 Freak Chinese Festivals You Might Not Know!

1. Singles Day – Nov. 11 光棍节 Guānggùn jié One of the 3 Network festivals in China. Singles Day was first celebrated at various universities in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu Province during the 1990s. It got the name Singles Day because the date is comprised of four ‘ones’. Singles Day is now a …

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