The Longtaitou Festival or Dragon Head Raising Festival is a product of China’s ancient farming culture, which is celebrated to pray for a good harvest.
The Lantern Festival is the first significant festival after Chinese New Year. Lanterns, folk art performances and Yuanxiao (Tangyuan) are three essentials of this festival.
National inheritors from over ten origins signed the bid to support Chinese New Year woodblock prints becoming a UNESCO listing.
The Laba Festival, which heralds the beginning of the Spring Festival, is still celebrated with some ancient customs.
If you want to spend the Spring Festival in Beijing, temple fairs are perfect places to get into the festive spirit.
When you’re feeling all touristed-out and need to relax with a good cup of tea, an excellent stop would be Laoshe Teahouse at Qianmen.
Cheongsam, also called Qipao, is embroidered silk dress that was developed during the Qing dynasty.
“This is the first time that the Palace Museum has opened so many places and antiques to the public.”
In the Guanfu Museum, cats curate ancient artworks, porcelain crafts, and furniture.
The Kumbum Monastery in Xining, Qinghai Province is one of the most important sites of Tibetan Buddhism along the Silk Road.