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giant panda paper folding

The handcraft of paper-folding can be traced back to the Han Dynasty (202BC-AD220). A piece of ordinary paper is made into a lovely “animal” after being folded several times. The giant panda is native only to China, numbering more than ...
Chinese knots

A simple red cord can be braided into several dozen delicate chinese knots. Tying knots for clothing originated in the Old Stone Age and has evolved through thousands of years into a modern decorative Chinese handicraft.
Xi'an

Xi'an is regarded as one of the world’s four great ancient capitals together with Rome in Italy, Athens in Greece and Cairo in Egypt.It used to be the capital of 13 dynasties and became a cosmopolitan city with a population ...
Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors is a collection of pottery sculptures depicting the armies of the first Chinese Emperor — Qin Shihuang (260-210 BC). The life-sized terracotta warriors are arranged in formations side by side. They are sculpted with different facial features, ...
Longmen Grottoes

The Longmen Grottoes complex is the largest in China, with more than 2,300 grottoes. The grottoes and niches at Longmen are an outstanding manifestation, in the largest scale, of the finest sculpture from the late Northern Wei dynasty through the ...
Chinese movies

Chinese movies have now entered the “express way” of development. In 2010, the Chinese box office revenue exceeded 10 billion yuan for the first time, an increase of 63.9% over 2009. Seven years ago, the box office income was only ...
Peony Spring Flower

The peony flower holds a special position in the hearts of the Chinese people and enjoys their admiration. It wins the reputation of “Queen of Flowers” for its large bud, bright color, delightful fragrance and great varieties, reminding people of ...
chinese lantern making

Chinese Lantern Festival is the time when lantern appears the most. Around the fifteen day of the first month of Chinese lunar calendar (Monday, February, 22, 2016) people make festive lanterns, and kick off events of viewing lanterns and guessing ...
Spring Festival Gala

Chinese Spring Festival Gala is the only TV show in the world that can garner 1.4 billion viewers. The live broadcast, which lasts four and a half hours, includes dances, cross talk, magic shows, skits and other art performances.
Cycling in China

China has joined the Automobile Age, relegating the name “Kingdom of Bicycles” to history. Over the past years, the number of motor vehicles has increased dramatically. Cars have replaced bicycles as the first choice for travel for chinese urban residents.

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