24 Solar Terms: Xiaoxue (Light Snow)

24 Solar Terms: Xiaoxue (Light Snow)

    On November 22, or the eighth of the tenth month of Chinese lunar calendar, the 20th solar term – Xiaoxue (Light Snow) arrives. As winter begins, snow starts to descend in some northern parts of China. Northwest wind brings ...

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China & Sweden – Meet in Music

China & Sweden – Meet in Music

    When different cultures meet, it may be easy to believe that linguistic and cultural barriers make understanding difficult, but there is often a core of recognition. Music is a universal type of communication medium that transcends language bar ...

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24 Solar Terms: Lidong (Beginning of Winter)

24 Solar Terms: Lidong (Beginning of Winter)

  November 7, or the 22nd of the ninth month of Chinese lunar calendar, is the nineteenth solar term – Lidong (Beginning of Winter). As the name suggests, it marks a time when water starts to freeze and all beings prepare for winteriza ...

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24 Solar Terms: Shuangjiang (First Frost)

24 Solar Terms: Shuangjiang (First Frost)

  October 23, or the seventh of the ninth month of Chinese lunar calendar, is the 18th solar term and the last in autumn this year. Most regions in China enter chill late autumn around Shuangjiang (First Frost).   Video provided by China ...

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An In-depth Tour in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province

An In-depth Tour in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province

  Today, we are about to take you to a beautiful city – the ancient city of Quzhou in the west of Zhejiang province. It is located in the upper reaches of the Qiantangjiang River, adjoining Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces, ...

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24 Solar Terms:Hanlu – Cold Dew

24 Solar Terms:Hanlu – Cold Dew

  October 8, or the 22nd of the eighth month of Chinese lunar calendar, marks the 17th solar term – Hanlu (Cold Dew), when temperature is  much lower than that of White Dew and the dews are almost condensed into frost.     &nbs ...

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