the chinese walking dead

The Chinese Walking Dead – Zombies in Chinese Cultures

The world just celebrated Halloween by dressing themselves in various movie characters or many kinds of ghosts from different countries. Zombie is always a good choice when people are trying to dress up and act horrifying. You must be too familiar with zombies image like those in The Walking Dead. However, the zombies in China[…]

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Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival : Moon Cake,Traditions and Legends

Chinese Mid-Autumn festival ( the Moon Festival ) Chinese mid-autumn festival (中秋节, Zhōngqiū jié) is the second biggest festival a the Chinese New Year. It is held on the 15th of August according to the Chinese Lunar calendar. Lasting 3 to 7 days, depending on the year and where it falls in the calendar. In[…]

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Top 10 Chinese Culture Facts You Should Know

Top 10 Chinese Culture Facts You Should Know The Chinese have a rich culture which they have managed to sustain for thousands of years and they are still strong at it handing it down generations. While they have several beliefs and taboos they are keen to follow, there are some main culture facts one needs[…]

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Chinese Mythology: Are Dragons Really Bad?

Chinese Mythology: Are Dragons Really Bad? If you are either a fan of “Supernatural” or “Once Upon a Time”, you will know how “mean, selfish and powerful” dragons are. I enjoy reading all kinds of books (especially mystery and mythology!) but when I first encountered stories about dragon slayers, I was shocked. My first thought was…[…]

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Everything you need to know about Chinese wedding

Chinese Wedding – Everything you know about! Have you ever been invited to Chinese wedding before? Is one of your Chinese friends getting married soon? Or are you planning to propose your Chinese girlfriend/boyfriend? Chinese people really take marriage seriously. In the past, the wedding was usually arranged through matchmaking between families.The parent and the family[…]

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Chinese symbols: The most common Chinese symbols and the true meaning behind them

The most common good luck Chinese symbols and the meaning behind them China is a very big country with long and established traditions and customs. One of the well-known traditions is the Chinese people love to play with words and their meanings. Therefore, the calligraphies of Chinese symbols written on the red square paper is very[…]

Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions – A Beginner’s Guide to CNY Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions You Need to Know!   Have you ever been to networking event in Chinese countries and ended up being awkward, because you don’t speak or know anything about this foreign language or culture? Do not fear, after reading this post, I can guarantee that you will get an overview of the most[…]

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Chinese Superstition – Part II

        Chinese Superstitions you need to know Chinese superstitions are deeply rooted in Chinese culture even until now. Do you know that the birth rate rises drastically during the year of the zodiac sign “Dragon?” In contrast, it drops off in the years of the “tiger” or “snake”. People still truly believe[…]

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Chinese Superstition – Part I

Chinese Superstitions you need to know Superstition exist in every culture around the world. No matter what it is, like the number 13, breaking a mirror, or seeing a black cat… etc. These would all cause bad luck. Of course, it differs from where you are from, the religion, and culture. Today, we’ll talk about[…]