Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

 

China's Culture and Festivals

 

  1. China is one of the Four Ancient Civilizations (alongside Babylon, India and Egypt), according to Chinese scholar Liang Qichao (1900). It boasts a vast geographic expanse, 3,600 years of written history, as well as a rich and profound culture. Many aspects of Chinese culture can be traced back many centuries ago. Chinese culture is so diverse and unique, yet harmoniously blended, and presents itself an invaluable asset to the world.

    The guide contains articles divided into "national traditions & the heritage of China" and " the arts in China". Topics include: Chinese food, China World heritage sites, China's festival, China's Kung Fu and Beijing opera.

  2. As of 2009, 38 noteworthy Chinese sites were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritages List. 26 of these were inscribed as World Cultural Heritage Sites, while seven were inscribed as World Natural Heritage Sites.

    China is one of the Four Ancient Civilizations (alongside Babylon, India and Egypt), according to Chinese scholar Liang Qichao (1900).