Chebei Dragon Boat Scene and more listed in Guangdong's provincial intangible cultural heritage representative items
Recently, Guangdong announced the eighth batch of representative lists of provincial intangible cultural heritage items, with a total of 115 projects, including 43 new projects and 72 expanded projects. Among them, the Dragon Boat Festival (Chebei Dragon Boat Scene) has also been included.
Grain Buds | Explore 24 solar terms along the Tropic of Cancer
Grain Buds (Chinese: 小满), the 8th solar term of a year, begins today (May 21), and will end on June 5.
Why you should eat bitter foods today
A farming proverb goes that loquat fruits turn yellow at the Grain Buds. During the Grain Buds period, the summer harvest is about to begin. Grain Buds is the 8th Solar Term of the year. It begins on May 21 and ends on June 5 this year.
Clone of Guangzhou's oldest dragon boat launches
The dragon boat "Dongpo" from Chebei Village is one of the oldest dragon boats in Guangzhou. It “retired” last year. The village replicates the boat this year as the "New Dongpo" just before the Dragon Boat Festival this year.
Hotel recreates ancient menu with Guangzhou Museum showpieces
Starting from May 18, a themed buffet launched by the China Hotel, in cooperation with Guangzhou Museum, is served at the hotel's Café Veranda, highlighting the beauty of "Blanc de Chine", five special drinks and four once lost dim sums.
International Museum Day | Experience the power of Guangdong Museum
Opened to the public on October 1, 1959, Guangdong Museum is one of the first batch of national first-level museums and regional cultural relics protection centers. By the end of 2021, it has gathered 320,000 collections, including more than 53,000 pieces (sets) of natural specimens and fossils.
The Opium War Museum, a gateway to learn the history of the Opium War
The Opium War Museum is both an historical site and a memorial, built to pay homage to Lin Zexu and the great fight against invaders during the Opium Wars - two conflicts between China's Qing Dynasty and Western powers in the mid-19th century.
How to paint bamboo in Chinese ink painting
Since ancient times, bamboo has been playing an integral part in Chinese culture. A poet remarked, “I would rather live without meat than without bamboo”. Throughout China’s history, bamboo has been used to create food, transportation, weaponry, housing, instruments, books and more.
Start of Summer | Explore 24 solar terms along the Tropic of Cancer
Start of Summer bids farewell to spring and welcomes the arrival of summer. If life is compared to the four seasons, Start of Summer is like the day when we become an adult. We cherish the memories of our childhood, and look forward to our future. Here comes our summer day.
Today is the best time to weigh yourself
"In me the tiger sniffs the rose." May is the blooming month for roses. In China, Start of Summer, the 7th Solar Term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 20 this year.