Tag Archives: Chinese traditions

Chinese Festivals in the Order of the Lunar Year

My project is about Chinese Festivals and how they are celebrated in China. I decided to go with a pamphlet like format as I wanted to be able to provide an easy to read, yet informative, display with a lot of picture so that the reader could get a better feel for the festivals and […]

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Chinese New Year Overview

As an aspiring event planner and admirer of learning about different cultures, I chose to research the Chinese New Year. Going into the research behind the Chinese New Year, I knew almost nothing and learned a substantial amount, educating me about the types of celebratory cultures customary to China. Learning about traditions from other cultures provides […]

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Spirit Money

For my final project, I decided to take a deeper look at the various forms and uses of “spirit money.” With this I was able to learn the history of this practice, what it is, and all of the different uses it falls under in Chinese customs. Spirit money, or “money for the dead” is […]

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Chinese Hungry Ghosts

By Kamil Prostko From the moment we were introduced into the topic of Chinese ghosts from the stories of Pu Songling, I knew I wanted to write about the dead and how China treats them completely differently from Western countries. For my topic I focused on studying the Chinese portrayal of ghosts, both today and […]

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Coming to China: A Traveler Companion

To demonstrate my understanding in Chinese traditions, I came with an idea to write a booklet which can be used by whoever wishes to visit China.  Here, I am publishing an automated PowerPoint, or say a video, illustrating what a reader can expect to see in the booklet.  You can request a hard copy of […]

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