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Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!
Each era has its own popular elements. Although some old objects seem to be a bit rustic when viewed nowadays, they were very precious at the time, and more importantly, they are irreplaceable memories of that time. Let us take a look at these old objects from the 1970s and 1980s that have almost disappeared in China.
A lot of handicraft making techniques have even been included in the intangible cultural heritage lists, in which the traditional techniques of making circular fan, lacquerware, colored inscription rubbing and other handicrafts with local characteristics of Guilin can be found.
The three “treasures” of Guilin refer to three representatives of traditional local products, which are Guilin Sanhua wine, Guilin fermented bean curd and Guilin chili sauce. People who come to visit Guilin, especially the domestic visitors, like to taste the three “treasures” and even buy some as souvenirs for relatives and friends.
Guilin city has a history of more than 2,130 years, the integration of multiple cultures has formed rich and colorful intangible cultural heritage resources. At present, more than 400 items have been included in the protection lists of intangible cultural heritage at the national, provincial, municipal and county levels. These intangible cultural heritages have greatly enriched the culture and tourism of Guilin.
China is an ancient agriculture country, where the agricultural cycle is much in sync with the seasons of nature. New Year is always considered by Chinese people as the starting point of a new life. The turn of the year is a time when Chinese people show their gratitude to heaven above, nature and ancestors for the past year, it is also a time when they reunite with family members and pray for the blessings of a successful year ahead.
A traditional Chinese painting is made from rice paper, ink, water, brush and pigment. And a complete traditional painting is composed of 4 parts: pictures, calligraphy, poem and seal.
Miao, which is one of the 55 ethnic minorities in China, make great value of their cultures concealed in clothing. Some Miao still keep their customs such as wearing ethnic clothes, singing folk songs, and celebrating their festivals. Especially for the clothing, Miao women would spend large percent of money on gorgeous clothes and various silver accessories.
Every recipe of Chinese food is so special and magical that cannot be easily learned. The transmission of culinary skills, no matter in remote mountain villages or in bustling cities, still follows the traditional way of teaching orally and understanding tacitly. Each delicacy is the result of culinary skills passing on from generation to generation, or transmitting from one to another.