Shaolin Kung Fu is the martial art practiced by Buddhist monks of the Songshan Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City, Henan Province.
The traditional porcelain industry of Jingdezhen is being revived from the roots up.
Paper cutting in Changbai Mountain is an important form of Manchu folk art, a kind of traditional culture reflecting their ancestors’ livelihood.
The smoked painting is a unique way to preserve patterns of paper cutting and embroidery using smoke.
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.