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Top 10 Beijing Tourist Attractions
Coming up with Beijing Top 10 Tourist Attractions is no easy task as the city is home to many of China's most famous historical sights including renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Beyond historical sites, Beijing is a city that has transformed into a vital, fashionable and vibrant city with many attractions showcasing this transformation, the Olympic Village and a thriving contemporary Art district are examples. Here's our top 10 to get you started!
The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, or around June in our Calendar, the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival takes place. These are very noisy, colorful and exciting events with hundreds of teams of rowers competing in this great tradition. Dragon Boat Festival is on June 22, 2023.
China Facts for Kids
China Facts which should give you a brief introduction to this fascinating country. Whether you are researching a bit about China for a school project or just want to learn more about the land and its people, these pages will get you started.
Chinese New Year - for kids!
Chinese New Year is on January 22, 2023, the Year of the Rabbit. The lion dances, the feasts, the parades, the lanterns, the firecrackers! Of all the Chinese festivals, Chinese New Year is for kids of all ages the most loved and anticipated...
The Chinese Lion Dance
The Chinese Dragon and Lion Dances are often confused. They are both part of traditional Chinese celebrations, and both are thought to bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits. However, the Dragon Dance is performed by a team of a dozen or so dancers, whereas the Lion performance is acted out by only two dancers.
The Chinese Dragon Dance
The Dragon dance is an important part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It is carried on by a team of performers who hold the dragon up on poles, raising and lowering the Dragon making him dance.
Chinese New Year Traditions and Preparations
According to Chinese New Year traditions, you must clean your house from top to bottom to get rid off all the bad luck gathered in the past year, settle all your debts, and put away all your knives, sonst the good luck will be cut-off!
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Chinese New Year Greetings - Gong Xi Fa Cai!
What are some common Chinese New Year Greetings? How do you wish someone a Happy New Year in Chinese? Here are some of the most common phrases and sayings during this most important of holidays. Learn how to write them and make your own greeting cards and banners.
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Chinese New Year Firecrackers
Chinese New Year Firecrackers are lit in front of houses and stores so that the evil spirits are scared away from the loud noises. Paper firecrackers are often used as decorations to add to the lively atmosphere of any Chinese celebration, here's how to make some!
Chinese New Year Decorations
So how do Chinese Deck the Halls? For traditional Chinese New Year decorations instead of shiny red Christmas balls we have shiny red lanterns, orange and mandarin trees replace the Christmas tree, and no boughs of holly, nor red berries... try plum and cherry blossoms instead!
Making Your Own Chinese New Year Crafts
Let's make some easy Chinese New Year crafts to decorate the house and get in the festive mood, here we show you how to make paper lanterns and banners with messages of good luck and fortune, easy for home or a school project.
Chinese New Year Banners and Signs
Let's make some easy Chinese New Year banners and signs with messages of good luck and prosperity. We show you how to write them stroke by stroke.
2023 Year of the Rabbit... What Will It Bring?!
2023 is the Chinese year of the Rabbit, the Water Rabbit to be more precise. What does that mean? What does it have in store? What about babies born in the Year of the Rabbit? Find out!
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Chinese New Year Celebrations
The Chinese New Year celebrations begin on New Year's Day... red envelopes, feasts, lion dances, dragons and firecrackers... all for the next 15 days...
Chinese New Year in Singapore 2023
Singapore is a riot of colors and lights during the Chinese New Year festivities: Street Light Ups, Carnivals, Parades and of course fireworks! The Chinese New Year Light Up is underway in Chinatown, the Chingay Parade is back with its iconic floats and the River Hongbao Festival comes once again to Gardens by the Sea.
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