Traveling Tips to China

WEATHER China is vast and conditions can be extreme. Depending on the season and region, there are many  pleasant times to travel. Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang, in the north and northeast, can reach temperatures of -22F(-30C) during the winter, but have moderate rainfall and highs in the 70s and low 8os F (20s C) in…

Peking opera, the marvelous Chinese performing art

With its fascinating and artistic accompanying music, singing and costumes, the Peking Opera is China’s national opera. Full of Chinese cultural facts, the opera presents the audience with an encyclopedia of Chinese culture, as well as unfolding stories, beautiful paintings, exquisite costumes, graceful gestures and martial arts. Since Peking Opera enjoys a higher reputation than…

Seal-cutting

Seal-cutting is traditionally listed along with painting, calligraphy and poem making as one of the “four arts” expected of the accomplished scholar and a unique part of the Chinese cultural heritage. A seal stamp in red is not only the signature on a work of calligraphy or painting but an indispensable touch to liven it…