Category: Culture

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Amazing discovery after water pumped from reservoir, a 600 year old Buddha statue

As workers dump water from a reservoir, to work on a hydro power gate renovation, in Jiangxi Province in the

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The marvelous process of bringing a 357-year-old painting “back to life”

This 357-year-old painting took 10 months to restore so it could be enjoyed again at the Metropolitan Museum of

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Dogeza – the Japanese way to say ‘sorry’

Japanese culture is fascinating for many westerners. It is so different from our western culture that it attracts our

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‘Chocolate Road’, Oaxaca, Mexico

You would never expect a wander through the back streets of Oaxaca to lead you to Chocolate Heaven. As

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Little boy saves twin brother from being crushed

These two-year-old twin brothers will have an adventurous and heartwarming story to tell for the rest of their lives. Brock

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Baby Seal Surprises Surfers

Surfers get the seal of approval from none other than a friendly water pup Experienced surfers know the rules when

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This amazing Japanese art-form turns wood into beautiful mosaics

At a glance, they look like stacks of colored paper, but they’re actually blocks of wood. The colorful patterns

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Beautiful ceramic art tiles crafted in Russia

In Russia, beautiful ceramic tiles have a long history. You can find all kinds of colorful motif tiles used

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What happens when we mix high and low culture?

High culture and low culture – for centuries these were clearly defined – yet nowadays they are increasingly mixed.

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Japanese food samples: Look so REAL!

Takio Iwasaki (1895-1965) is the inventor of shokuhin sampuru, the lifelike food models that appear in restaurant displays throughout

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Spectacular molten iron fireworks are a staple in parts of China

With the deft hand of an old craftsman, Li Qingfa is practicing picking up molten iron with a wooden

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Lunar New Year events around the world celebrate a happy new year of the Rooster!

The turn of the year is always something special. In most places it’s loud, colorful and joyous — sometimes

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Stories You Never Knew About Chinese Dumplings

Chinese New Year, The Year of the Rooster, begins on Saturday Jan. 28th 2017, with festivities kicking off the day before

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Having Returned a Bag of Lost Silver, a Young Beggar Later Becomes Commander-in-Chief

A blind man with the surname of Chen lived in the Qing Dynasty (1644 AD -1912 AD). He was

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When Virtue Is Lacking, Misfortune Is Inevitable

Traditional Chinese culture places great value on a person’s virtue. Many ancient texts implore their readers to cultivate a

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Jealousy Harms Others and Hurts Oneself

Emperor Kangxi from the Qing Dynasty, one of the most respected emperors in Chinese history, once said, “For anyone

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Canadian Theatergoers Treasure the “Wisdom” and “Hope” Found in Shen Yun

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, Shen Yun Performing Arts touring companies have traveled to 19 countries, performing a

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Shen Yun Brings “Enlightening” and “Compelling” Stories Across U.S.

Three touring companies of Shen Yun Performing Arts presented 18 sold-out performances in New York, Atlanta, and San Jose

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The Virtue of Forgiveness and Generosity

As a proverb goes: “No one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes.” Even people known for outstanding merits are not

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Businessman Who Aimed for Little Profit Became an Immortal

When Li Jue was 15, his father handed him the keys to the family business and moved away. Overnight,

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