Chinese Culture

Personality Traits Of Vietnamese, Chinese & Indian Culture

Vietnamese culture: Status is more important than wealth: doctors, teachers or engineers are considered as high-status professions and whom traditional parents wish their children to become. Education is the most importance: the higher your grade at school is or the higher your degree is, the brighter your future is. Traditional Vietnamese women are very stoic: …

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Judge Dee: A Good Magistrate?

The “Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee,” revolved around a very prominent district magistrate named Judge Dee Goong An, a man famous for his ability to solve mysterious cases. Judge Dee digs deep to solve each case and was successful because he combined the three philosophies of legalism, daoism and Confucianism. These philosophies provided him with …

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Explanation of Chinese Culture in the “Spring Moon” by Bette Bao Lord

Chinese culture and traditions are well known, on the basis of modern writing, for their originality and peculiarity. The book Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord offers a rigorous explanation of this kind of lifestyle through the story of a Chinese girl called Spring Moon, her family, and their customs. Throughout the story, the author …

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I Have A Diamond Heart

Not everyone learns to accept themselves; however, at a young age, I am fortunate to know who I am. You may think that I’m cheeky, but I’m just trying to keep my individualistic personality. Tell you a secret: I have a diamond heart; it’s priceless, pure, unique and this is me. I spent my childhood …

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What is Peking opera?

Peking opera is a special unique blend of theater, mime, acrobatics, circus and carnival action. Wichmann stated that “Beijing Opera is a synthesis of stylized action, singing, dialogue and mime, acrobatic fighting and dancing to represent a story or depict different characters and their feelings of gladness, anger, sorrow, happiness, surprise, fear and sadness.” It …

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Age Of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, And Faith In The New China

Chinese shoppers have been dominating the luxury goods industry lately. These luxuries were previously exclusive to China’s socialites, but are now a commodity donned by those of all social classes. It was not always like this though; two years ago, the purchases of luxury goods dropped by 2% after Chinese consumers became weary after government …

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Historical Events in China

The Cultural Revolution was a very important event in Chinese history. The Cultural Revolution started on October 1st, 1949. It started when Mao Zedong declared China to be formally known as the People’s Republic of China or PRC. This announcement ended the civil war between the Chinese Communist Party and the Nationalist Party. The Chinese …

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