Trip Review for China

Traditional Chinese Musical Instrument

Ancient Chinese believed that the music could purify people’s minds. More than 3,000 years ago, ancient China had some 70 types of musical instruments. The royal family and aristocrats had their own orchestra. For them, music was also a way to display their power, position and taste distinguished from common … Continue Reading →

Chinese Ethnic Groups

As a large united multi-national state, China is composed of 56 ethnic groups. Among them Han Chinese account for 91.59% of the overall Chinese population and the other 55 make up the remaining 8.41% according to the Fifth National Population Census of 2000. As the combined population of these other … Continue Reading →

Holidays & Festivals of China

During Chinese public holidays and traditional festivals, most shops keep closed for celebration, and numerous activities are held. If you plan to travel to China during the festival time, please refer to the following schedules. Public Holidays *New Year’s Day :January 1, one day off. *Spring Festival:The first day of … Continue Reading →

Adornments and Fairy Tales

Chinese minority costumes are famous for their vivid color, fine handicraft and rich varieties. The fact that they attach great importance to costume details is related with their nationalities’ origin and history. Those patterns, design and adornments, which had been handed down for generations, are not only delicate handicrafts, but … Continue Reading →

A Silhouette of Tibetan Costumes

Age-old Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is where Tibetan, Moinba minority, Lhoba minority etc. live for generations. Majestic Himalayas and wide Brahmaputra River help to bring up their bold and unstrained character and unique clothing culture. It is hard to generalize Tibetan costumes with just one or two styles of clothes and adornments. … Continue Reading →