Traditional culture of China

Chinese traditional culture is the general term for Chinese national civilization, customs, and spirit. It is a kind of national culture that reflects the characteristics and style of the nation and is integrated for the evolution of Chinese civilization.

Chinese traditional culture is based on the three traditional cultural thoughts of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. The three are interdependent, infiltrate and influence each other, and build the whole of Chinese traditional culture. The ideas of these three traditional cultures are collectively called the “Three Religions” in China.

Four characteristics

  1. Passed on from generation to generation. Chinese traditional culture has been interrupted in some short historical periods, and has changed more or less in different historical periods, but on the whole it has not been interrupted, and generally speaking, there has been little change.
  2. National characteristics. China’s traditional culture is unique to China and is different from other ethnic cultures in the world.
  3. Long history. It has a history of five thousand years.
  4. Broad and profound. “Broad” refers to the breadth of Chinese traditional culture—rich and colorful, and “extensive” refers to the depth of Chinese traditional culture—unpredictable.

Traditional festival
There are various traditional festivals in China, and many things have various etiquette and customs. There are nearly 50 traditional festivals of the Han nationality. The 15 main festivals are as follows: Spring Festival, Shangyuan Festival (Lantern Festival), Huachao Festival (Hundred Flower Birthday), Shangsi Festival (March 3), Cold Food Festival, Ching Ming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Qixi Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival Festival, Double Ninth Festival, Winter Solstice Festival, Laba Festival, Sacrifice Day (Little Year), New Year’s Eve. Each place also has local and national characteristics.

Chinese drama
Mainly refers to poems
Peking Opera, Yue Opera, Qin Opera, Chaozhou Opera, Kun Opera, Xiang Opera, Henan Opera, Qu Opera[1], Errenzhuan, Hebei Opera, Shadow Play, Sichuan Opera, Huangmei Opera, Cantonese Opera, Huagu Opera, Baling Opera, Puppet Opera, Facial Makeup, Liyuan Opera, Taiwanese Opera, etc.

In fact, “ethnic music”, “traditional music” and “folk music” are three different concepts: “ethnic music” includes traditional music and new music; while “folk music” is only a category of traditional music. And China’s national music is very rich, in addition to folk music, it also includes court music, religious music and literati music

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine, “The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine”, “A and B Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion”, “Pulse Channel”, “Compendium of Materia Medica”, “Thousand Gold Prescriptions”, “Shen Nong’s Materia Medica”, “Treatise on Febrile and Miscellaneous Diseases”, “Synopsis of the Golden Chamber”

Folk craft
Tide embroidery, paper-cutting, kites, Chinese weaving embroidery (embroidery, etc.), Chinese knots, clay figurines, dough figurines, dough sculptures, patterns (gluttonous pattern, wishful pattern, thunder pattern, fret pattern, ba pattern, auspicious clouds), phoenix eyes, melaleuca , Eaves, eagle

The costumes of the Han nationality began in the Yellow Emperor and were prepared by Yao and Shun. Each dynasty has different forms. China also has tunic suits, Tang suits, cheongsams born under the influence of other ethnic cultures, ethnic minority costumes, various traditional and modern accessories, shoes, and hats. Wait.

Chinese couplet
Couplets, also known as couplets or pairs, are dual sentences written on paper, cloth or engraved on bamboo, wood, or pillars. They are concise and meaningful. The pairings are neat and balanced. They are a unique art of the Chinese language with one word and one sound. form. According to legend, the couplet originated from Meng Chang, the lord of Shu after the five generations. It is the cultural treasure of the Chinese nation

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