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The Chinese Year of the Rooster has arrived and many people found that Chengdu, a national central city pinpointed by the State Council, was an ideal destination to experience traditional culture and folk customs, especially during Chinese New Year celebrations.
Claudia and Chris Chuang entered their wedding ceremony at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco in bright-red, flowing robes. They were followed by similarly attired groomsmen hoisting banners bearing the couple’s family names written in Chinese seal script style.
Cultural traditions of the ancient Shu kingdom are being preserved at a museum in today’s Sichuan province.
Hangzhou has long been regarded as a city of gourmet food and has a long history of cuisine culture. The dishes are reputed for their fresh ingredients, elaborate processing and natural flavor. Roaming some of the city’s streets is akin to being on a culinary expedition.
Long before the onset of modern technology, a simple handwritten book, handed down from generation to generation over the centuries, helped Chinese fishermen negotiate and fish the waters of the South China Sea.
Spring Festival is the most important festival for Chinese, beginning when families get together to enjoy a feast on Lunar New Year’s Eve.