February 23

The folk of Lady White and Xu Xian

The folk of Lady White and Xu Xian

The folk of Lady White and Xu Xian (bái niáng zǐ hé xǔ xiān 白娘子和许仙) is one of the Chinese four greatest folklores. It reflects people’s recognition of love. The story goes like this: Taking the shapes of two women, White Snake (bái shé 白蛇), Bai Suzhen (bái sù zhēn 白素贞), and Green Snake (qīng.

January 16

Is the Year of the Dragon your birth year?

Is the Year of the Dragon your birth year?

  龙年 (lóngnián): n. the Year of the Dragon 本命年 (běnmìngnián): n. one’s year of birth in relation to the Chinese Zodiac China’s celebration of the lunar New Year, the renowned Spring Festival, is less than a month away. As the zodiac’s limelight shifts to a different animal each year, 2012 has been designated “龙年.

November 18

How do u celebrate single day?

How do u celebrate single day?

The day of Nov. 11 (11.11) is the so-called “光棍儿节 (Guānggùnr Jié) Single’s Day,” because the four number “1” in the date look like four sticks with smooth surface. In Chinese the phrase “光棍儿 (guānggùnr)” first appeared in ancient China, and referred to those people who were not mindful of their own work and had.

May 23

Liu Bang and Xiang Yu

It’s said that both Liu Bang and Xiang Yu had been deeply struck by the grand sight of First Emperor out on an inspection tour. “This is the way a man should live,”admired Liu Bang. “I can replace him,”was how Xiang Yu expreeed his embition. Liu Bang’s words reveal him as a man of deep.

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