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Old Summer Palace replica captures royal life during Qing Dynasty
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Old Summer Palace replica captures royal life during Qing Dynasty

ZHUHAI, GUANGDONG Several hundred years ago during the Qing Dynasty, most commoners wouldn’t even dream of setting foot inside the Emperor’s palace. The Old Summer Palace, or Yuanming Yuan (literally “Gardens of Perfect Brightness”), near Beijing was built in the 18th and early 19th Centuries. It was the Emperor’s residence and place where he carried … Continue reading

Qingming Festival: Dealing with death in the 21st century
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Qingming Festival: Dealing with death in the 21st century

Qingming Festival is a Chinese tradition that had been kept for thousands of years. It usually occurring around April 4th every year. A day to remember and honor ancestors, the rites of worship have changed dramatically in recent years. Traditionally, worshipers burn paper items representing the valuables of the deceased. Since technology plays a big role … Continue reading