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Answers to 'what are the Chinese ways and why?'

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Answers to 'what are the Chinese ways and why?'

    Why we celebrate seniors' birthdays with… peaches?

    Why we celebrate seniors' birthdays with… peaches?

    What do you think is the meaning of a birthday celebration? Sending and receiving best wishes, perhaps? This episode of A Thousand Whys shares with you an interesting and meaningful Chinese tradition concerning birthday celebration – not for kids this time, but rather, for seniors!

    • 6 min
    What did you pick on your first birthday?

    What did you pick on your first birthday?

    The first birthday of a baby is the most precious – it’s a landmark for any child as well as an exciting time for parents. In China, it’s believed by some that the first thing you pick up at your first birthday party can tell about your future career. Interested in the “picking up” game for the first birthday, in a Chinese way?

    • 6 min
    Who do we see in our dreams?

    Who do we see in our dreams?

    If someone tells you that he/she saw Mr. Zhougong last night, you might wonder, who is Mr. Zhougong? Anyone to be worried about?

    • 5 min
    Fun facts about Shanghai you might not know

    Fun facts about Shanghai you might not know

    You might know Shanghai as an international cultural metropolis, yet you probably don’t know that Shanghai is also an international hub of shipping and trade. This episode will share with you some fun facts about “the city you think you know.”

    • 6 min
    Why is Peking Opera considered the Quintessence of Chinese culture?

    Why is Peking Opera considered the Quintessence of Chinese culture?

    Peking Opera has been one of China's most popular traditional performing arts for 200 years. Want to know what's so special about it and why we love it so much? Let's check it out!

    • 9 min
    Fantastic mushrooms and where to find them

    Fantastic mushrooms and where to find them

    Fungi are perhaps one of the most fantastic creatures in our planet. There's a place in China that drives mushroom lovers crazy. Let's dive in!

    • 4 min

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