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Chinese Culture

In posts from this category, we try to present the Chinese view on life and culture – both modern and traditional. We hope that by learning more about it, you will learn to see & explain things from the “Chinese”point of view!

Why Chinese People Are Addicted to Mobile Phones | 3 Reasons

3 Reasons Why Chinese People Are Addicted to Mobile Phones Why are Chinese people so addicted to their mobile phones?...

7 Most Common Face Shapes in Chinese

There’re so many types of face shapes! Round, square, oval, diamond, heart… Today, let’s look at the names of 7...

Top Chinese Rock Bands

Do you like music? What are your favorite bands? Some people say, a sure way to know more about country...

Top Chinese Horror Movies, Part II

Are a you a horror movie fan? Have you watched the movies we recommended last week yet? Because this week,...

Top Chinese Horror Movies

Do you like horror movies? Halloween is still far away, but who says we must have a proper occasion just...

Modern Social Groups in China, Part II

Last week, we looked at a few Modern Social Groups in China. Today, let’s have a look at five more!...

Modern Social Groups in China

A few weeks ago, we already talked about modern social groups in China – from the perspective of one talented...

Social Labels in China 2.0, Part II

The times are changing – and so is the Chinese society. One Chinese artist tried to express what modern social labels in China look like....

Social Labels in China 2.0

A few years ago, some social labels in China became so popular, they even made their way into Chinese language textbooks....

Year of the Pig: Pigs in Chinese Culture

According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 is going to be the “Year of the Pig”. So today, let’s look at pigs...

History of New Year in China

The word 元旦 yuándàn, which refers to the first day of the New Year in China, has a long history....

Top 5 Most Popular Dog Breeds in China

Dogs in China are getting really popular — almost every Chinese family now owns a cute dog! Having a dog...

5 Chinese Habits That Puzzle Foreigners

Foreigners in China often experience a cultural shock, because some Chinese habits and ways of living are just beyond their understanding. For example, Chinese people’s...

Chinese Golden Week Holidays

Next week it’s going to be a long, 7-day holiday in China – the National Day holiday (国庆节 Guóqìngjié), often referred...

Things Chinese People Would Say No To

Every culture has its unique features, and people from different cultural backgrounds have different understandings of etiquette and manners. Nevertheless,...

Chinese Millennials

The younger generation of Chinese people, the so-called “millennials” (80后 and 90后) are quite different from their predecessors. They’re willing...

Numbers in Chinese Culture: Good & Bad

In any culture, there is always a part – big or small – that has something to do with superstitions. Chinese culture is...

6 Habits that Make Chinese People Different

Every country has its own culture, and China is of no exception here. Many foreigners, after living in China for...

What do Chinese People Think of Money?

Money is a delicate topic in the western culture. Western people tend to be very careful when talking about money-related...

Chinese Style of Parenting

Chinese people clearly understand the importance of education. Therefore, how to educate children has always been a topic which leads...
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