Chinese is one of the four ancient civilizations in the world. It has a history of more than 5000 years and rich civilization. In the long course of history, the industrious and wise Chinese people have gradually formed a unique cultural carrier in social practice, which is represented by cuisine, art, traditional festivals, etc. It concentrates the essence of Chinese culture. Excellent Chinese culture is not only the splendid cultural heritage of the Chinese nation, but also the indispensable spiritual strength of the Chinese people that even in today's modern life still affects the people of the world.
China's Traditional Art
Chinese traditional festivals, with their various forms and rich contents, is an important part of the long history and culture of the Chinese nation.
The traditional tea culture of ancient China combines firmly with its history, culture, economy and humanities. Thus the Chinese tea culture, which is extensive and profound, not only includes material culture but also contains spiritual civilization.
Chinese cuisine has become immediately popular in the world when most Westerners found its uniqueness. The history of Chinese cuisine could date back to thousands of years ago. During this long time, traditional Chinese food that is various in kinds and tasty in flavor developed to quite a leading place in front of other types of cuisines. Chinese people are always proud to enjoy a wide range of foods by culinary skills of frying, stewing, steaming, braising, and so on.
As a multi-nationality country, China has 56 national groups in all. The splendid cultures shown by different nationalities throughout China, makes it more attractive together with its beautiful landscape.
China's Traditional Arts
Chinese opera, puppetry, shadow play, acrobatic, Chinese folk music, as well as dance and drama of ethnic minorities are all fine works of traditional Chinese performing arts. Each art form has a lot of different schools and styles, shapes and colors, making up a brilliant art treasure house.