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Learn Chinese With ChnLove : popular expressions of good wishes and congratulations in Chinese

Posted on May 6, 2015 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China
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If you are a fan of our ChnLove official Facebook page, you must remember our #SpringFestival activity. Yes, we provided information to help fans learn Chinese new year greetings during the Spring Festival 2015. In fact, many of the expressions can be used to extend wishes and congratulations on any occasion. Today let’s review how to say some Chinese phrases of good wishes and congratulations with standard Mandarin pronunciation and … Continue Reading

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5 Reasons To Date Chinese Women In Shanghai

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When it comes to dating Chinese girls, opinions vary from person to person. Some men hold that idea that Chinese women in Beijing are the most beautiful; and some choose to date Chinese women in Shanghai, Hunan, Suchuan and other provinces. It’s true that women from different parts of China have their own unique characters and personalities. Today let’s see why you should considering dating a Chinese woman in Shanghai. … Continue Reading

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Get Ready For The Magic Lantern Festival!

Yuanxiao Jieh (元宵节), the annual Lantern Festival in China, falls on the fifteenth day of the first month of the lunar calendar. That’s March 5, 2015.  The day is the first full moon of the year. It’s an important traditional Chinese festival. It marks the end of lunar New Year. It is significant to Chinese as Christmas to Americas. During the festival, people have many celebration activities. Chinese people like … Continue Reading

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How Do Chinese People Celebrate the Traditional Spring Festival?

Posted on Feb 15, 2015 by in Chinese Culture, Chinese Festival

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, falls on the first day of the lunar year. Celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month, making the festival the longest in the Chinese calendar. Although regional customs and traditions concerning the celebration of the Chinese New Year vary, it is more or less the similar. On the … Continue Reading

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Why Does Chinese Spring Festival Make the Singles So Agonizing?

Posted on Feb 15, 2015 by in Chinese Culture, Chinese Festival
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Chinese New Year is meant to be a joyful event – days off work, reunion with family and friends, lots of delicious food etc. But not for some. This year, it has become a worry for older singles – those who still aren’t married. Why’s that? Let’s get to the point… Aunts’ kindheartedness. On returning home, parents and relatives of older singles, mostly women, will ask lots of different questions. … Continue Reading

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Discovering the Truth about Chinese “Leftover Women”

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China
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The “leftover women” (“Sheng Nu) is a unique phenomenon in China. The term refers to Chinese girls in their late twenties and older who are still single. In China, it is a tradition dating back thousands of years that people, especially women, must get married by a very young age. Today, the tradition has gradually faded as people choose to get married later. Still, a woman will be considered abnormal … Continue Reading

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Beverage for Chinese and Westerners–Coffee or Tea

Posted on Sep 9, 2012 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China

  Chinese tea culture has a profound influence in people’s lives. The same as China’s tea culture, coffee culture is rich in history and connotation. Coffee or tea, it’s a topic that people like to discuss, and it also reveals a culture difference between China and western countries. Now let’s take a brief look at these cultures. Tea creates a harmonious atmosphere for people to communicate ideas, promote mutual friendship … Continue Reading

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Brief Introduction of Chinese Food-Part IV

Posted on Jul 5, 2012 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China

Szechuan Cuisine Sichuan cuisine is a style of Chinese cuisine originating in Sichuan Province of southwestern China is famed for bold flavors, particularly the spiciness resulting from liberal use of chilis and “numb” or “tingling” flavor of the Sichuan peppercorn. Sichuan cuisine often contains food preserved through pickling, salting, drying and smoking, and is generally spicy. The Sichuan peppercorn is commonly used; it is an indigenous plant producing peppercorns with … Continue Reading

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Brief Introduction of Chinese Food-Part III

Posted on Jul 5, 2012 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China
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Jiangsu Cuisine Jiangsu cuisine is one the Eight Culinary Traditions of China. It is derived from the native cooking styles of the Jiangsu region in China. In general, Jiangsu cuisine’s texture is characterized as soft, but not to the point of mushy or falling apart. For example, the meat tastes quite soft but would not separate from the bone when picked up. Other characters includes the strict selection of ingredients … Continue Reading

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Brief Introduction of Chinese Food-Part II

Posted on Jul 5, 2012 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China

Cantonese (Yue) Cuisine Cantonese (Yue) cuisine comes from Guangdong Province in Southern China, or specifically from Guangzhou (Canton). Of all the regional varieties of Chinese cuisine, Cantonese is the best known outside China; most “Chinese restaurants” in Western countries serve authentic Cantonese cuisine and dishes based on it. Its prominence outside China is due to its palatability to Westerners and the great numbers of early emigrants from Guangdong. For many … Continue Reading

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