Articles in Chinese Culture

Hutong School students interviewed about Face in China

Mianzi or face in China is one of the most important parts of Chinese culture. Face has many meanings, for example: losing, saving, giving and gaining face.

21 Apr 2011
By Hutong School

Learn Shaolin Kung Fu

Shaolin Kung Fu (功夫- gongfu) refers to a collection of Chinese martial arts that claim affiliation with the Shaolin Monastery in Henan.

15 Apr 2011
By Hutong School

Beijing Opera

Beijing opera, also known as Peking opera, is a form of traditional Chinese theater which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics.

12 Apr 2011
By Hutong School

An Overview of China's Tea Tradition

Read here about China’s Tea Culture. We hope you had a good time enjoying a cup of tea while learning Chinese and knowing more about China’s everyday life!

1 Mar 2011
By Hutong School

Temple Fair

A temple fair, or miàohuì, features folk arts & performing troupes, open air markets, and a lively atmosphere. You can go there over Chinese New Year!

27 Jan 2011
By Hutong School

Learn about the Traditions of Chinese New Year

Become familiar with the Chinese world through the activities carried out during Chinese New Year. Find out more about Lantern Festival and red envelopes.

18 Jan 2011
By Hutong School