Happy Yuanxiao (Lantern) Festival!

Happy Yuanxiao (Lantern) Festival!

    Yuanxiao Festival, also known as the Lantern Festival, falls on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month of China. As “yuan” means “the first” and “xiao” means “night”, the first nigh ...

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Chinese Opera and Dance Drama

Chinese Opera and Dance Drama

    Peking Opera Warrior Lanling     Peking Opera Warrior Lanling tells the tragic and magnificent legend of the kingdom in the Northern Qi dynasty. In a stage space with simple tone and powerful artistic composition, an expressive ...

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Contemporary Design of Spring Festival

Contemporary Design of Spring Festival

  Art Exhibition on Spring Festival – Chinese New Year: Culture and Design     The virtual exhibition examines Chinese New Year traditions of clothing, food, housing and transportation from perspectives of chronological and regional ...

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Back in Order: New Year’s Greetings from China Cultural Center in Stockholm

Back in Order: New Year’s Greetings from China Cultural Center in Stockholm

  The twelve Chinese zodiac visual symbols belong to the auspicious symbols in ancient Chinese tradition. They are an important part of traditional Chinese auspicious patterns. The ox, which ranks second in the Chinese zodiac, is an important au ...

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24 Solar Terms: Yushui (Rain Water) and A Panda Tour

24 Solar Terms: Yushui (Rain Water) and A Panda Tour

  The second solar term of spring – Yushui (Rain Water) starts from February 18, or the 7th of the first lunar month this year. It  signals the increase in rainfall and rise in temperature. With its arrival, lively spring-like scenery s ...

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Spring Festival+Paper Cut Animation and Woodcut Painting

Spring Festival+Paper Cut Animation and Woodcut Painting

     Paper Cut Animation: Chinese New Year       Based on the story of “Nian” (Year Monster), paper cut animation Chinese New Year presents the cultural background of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), that ...

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