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Palm-leaf Fans Art
Palm-leaf Fans Art

Updated:1347331336Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Palm-leaf fans art is one of the most famous traditional crafts - sitting alongside embroidery in Guangzhou city, pottery in Foshan city, porcelain in Chaozhou city and lacquer in Yangjiang city.
White Dew: Days Getting Cooler
White Dew: Days Getting Cooler

Updated:1346997027Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Around the day of Bailu, or White Dew, the temperature starts to decline gradually. It will stay warm in the daytime but become cold at night, causing dew.
Why is Sun Yat-sen University Named Sun Yat-sen University?
Why is Sun Yat-sen University Named Sun Yat-sen University?

Updated:1343181279Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

As one of the most important universities in South China, the Sun Yat-sen University is named after Dr. Sun Yat-sen. The name of the university employs the Wade-Giles system which is closer to its original Cantonese pronunciation.
The Origin of the Boluo Temple
The Origin of the Boluo Temple

Updated:1331608644Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Nowadays, the Nanhai Sea God Temple (南海神庙) is better known as The Boluo Temple (波罗庙). Even the shipyard built alongside the Pearl River is named The Boluo Temple. Where does the name The Boluo Temple originate from?
The 8th Guangzhou Folk Cultural Festival to Open in Huangpu
The 8th Guangzhou Folk Cultural Festival to Open in Huangpu

Updated:1329968816Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

In March, the annual grand traditional folk festival in Huangpu district (also known as the Boluo Birth Temple Fair) is sure to be the city's highlight of the month.
Spring Festival: Traditions and Customs
Spring Festival: Traditions and Customs

Updated:1326782962Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Year 2012,January 21 is the Great Gold (大寒), the last solar date of the year that marks the beginning of the Spring Festival (春节) season. From this day onwards, people across China start preparing for the new lunar year.
Jan. 6: Chinese Traditional Festival "Slight Cold"
Jan. 6: Chinese Traditional Festival "Slight Cold"

Updated:1325828983Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

As the 23rd of the 24 solar terms approaches, known as the "Slight Cold (小寒)," it indicates the beginning of the customary coldest day of the year. Seen as falling on Jan. 5 or 6 every year, the temperature begins to fall with rains and winds.
Traditional Condiment Brand Jammychai Returns to Its Original Site
Traditional Condiment Brand Jammychai Returns to Its Original Site

Updated:1319437040Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

By the end of September, the centuries-old Jammychai (致美斋) will reopen in its original site at Zhongshan 4 Road. The renewed condiment and pickle shop, with two floors, boasts an assortment of over 50 types of traditional condiments.
Guangzhou: A City Packed with Cultural Heritages
Guangzhou: A City Packed with Cultural Heritages

Updated:1309497898Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Guangzhou has added four more items to the list of Intangible Cultural Heritages in China. The four new items include Cantonese Operatic Song, Guangdong Puppet Drama, the custom of Double Seventh Festival in Tianhe District and Polo Birth.
Name Cards of South China Released
Name Cards of South China Released

Updated:1293590399Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

The Ten cultural "name cards" include Cantonese cuisine, Cantonese Opera, Cantonese music, traditional Cantonese Qilou buildings, Huangpu Military Academy, the Canton Fair, Duan inkstone, Kaiping Diaolou, Dr. Sun Yet-sen ect.
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