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Spring Festival Superstitions and Traditions Posted by on Jan 21, 2012

Chinese Vocabulary for Spring Festival

When the Spring Festival rolls around, there’s a lot to be done. As this festival lasts for 15 days, there’s something different for each day, and preparations for the celebration begin weeks before the actual festival. Let’s learn about some of the superstitions and traditions associated with the most important Chinese holiday. Superstitions Leading up…

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Xi’an (西安) Posted by on Oct 18, 2011

西安 (xī ān) is a one of China’s oldest cities and has been a cultural and historical landmark throughout China’s history. At various times, this walled city of Shanxi Province or 陕西 (Shǎnxī) functioned as the capital city of China, and the home of the first imperial families. For millennium all roads have led to…

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Making Chinese Dumplings (饺子) Posted by on Apr 11, 2011

If you’ve been to China, chances are you’ve munched on one of the many varieties of dumpings, or 饺子, that are eaten all over the country. Whether you get them boiled, fried, or steamed, they are all incredibly delicious. Having lived in China for around two years total now, and having eaten hundreds upon hundreds…

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