‘Year of the Pig’ zodiac stamps issued to welcome 2019
With the Chinese New Year coming soon, China Post issued a set of two special zodiac stamps featuring the pig for the incoming zodiac sign, each stamp is 2.4 yuan.
The essential Chinese New Year dumpling tutorial
Making dumplings is as fun as eating them. The act of making them, known as “wrapping dumplings”, is often a communal event. Join CGTN’s Zhongyi Su and Yufei Ge and friends as they show you how to make these delicious bites.
5 simple recipes to wow them at your Spring Festival table
Shared meals are a huge part of Chinese Spring Festival. But you don’t want to spend all your time in the kitchen when there is socializing to be done with family and friends. Victoria Li shows you five easy dishes that are delicious and quick to prepare.
What these kids have to say about Chinese New Year will crack you up
Not sure what the Lunar New Year is all about? These kids from the Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School in Washington D.C. give you the scoop.
The most difficult Spring Festival question: When are you getting married?
About 80 percent of Chinese people who have reached marriageable age are under pressure from their parents to get married, according to a report. As Spring Festival, an occasion for family reunions, approaches, young people returning home from their jobs in the city will face another round of scrutiny from older relatives about whether or […]
Chinese New Year paper cutting part of long line of decorative arts
One of the many traditions during Chinese New Year is cutting and hanging bright pieces of paper cut into intricate designs. It’s a craft that dates back more 1,500 years.
Making dumplings for Spring Festival
In a special edition of the Digital Hub, CGTN’s Audrey Siek shows us how to make dumplings with special student Jim Spellman.
Chinese Zodiac: the meaning, traits of each animal
In Chinese astrology, the calendar has a 12-year cycle, and each year is represented by an animal. People born in a given year are said to have personality traits associated with that year’s animal sign.