| 1. Confucianism | 2.Taoism | 3. Buddhism | 4. Chinese Food | 5. Chinese Medicine | 6.Chinese Tea | 7. Chinese Astrology | 8. Chinese Painting | 9. China-Porcelain |
| 10. Silk, Embroidery and Brocade | 11. Fengshui | 12. Paifang | 13. Calligraphy | 14. Paper-Cuttings | 15. Music | 16. Literature | 17. Dance | 18. Film |
The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese but also to the whole world. – Hu Jintao
And that’s what art is, a form in which people can reflect on who we are as human beings and come to some understanding of this journey we are on. – Wendell Pierce
We encourage you to use this section of the site to help set the scene , hopefully we can share with you a little of our culture, not necessarily as it is typically perceived or sold in the West but from a cross-cultural perspective (from someone commited to living in and understanding both UK and chinese culture).
China is the world’s most populous country with a population of over 1.381 billion people. China has 34 provincial-level administrative units: 23 provinces, 4 municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing), 5 autonomous regions (Guangxi, Inner Mongolia, Tibet, Ningxia, Xinjiang) and 2 special administrative regions (Hong Kong & Macau). China covers a land area of over 3.7 million square miles (9.6 million square kilometres).
Culture is a window reflecting the history, culture and spiritual world of a nation, .. Cultural exchange is a bridge to enhance the mutual understanding and friendship between the people of different nations. – Hu Jintao
Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. It’s how we deal with life, love, death, birth, disappointment… all of that is expressed in culture. – Wendell Pierce