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  The Qiang people (Chinese: 羌族; pinyin: qiāng zú). The Qiang ethnic minority has a population of 306,072 who mostly dwell in hilly areas, crisscrossed by rivers and streams, in the Maowen Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. A small number live with Tibetan, Han and Hui ethnic groups in such localities as Wenchuan, Dali, Heishui […]

In China, foods are given particular meanings, so that a type of food can only be eaten by some specific individuals in certain occasion, or must be eaten in specific occasion. ChineseHour tells you some examples today to you so that you can have a better understanding of mandarin Chinese and her unique culture.
Usually, an […]

Next weekend (June will be an important traditional festival.  Today, Chinesehour tells you the story of Dragon Boat Festival 端午节(danwu jie), an important traditional festival in China, with the highlights on Dragon Boat Race (赛龙舟 sai long zhou) and the special food called 粽子(zongzi).
The Dragon Boat Festival, the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, has had a […]

四川 Sìchuān  is famous for its delicious spicy food and scenic spots, but this week the 7.8-magnitude earthquake made all the world astonished because of the big death toll. All the people come to support 四川 Sìchuān Province. Look at this earthquake relief advertisement , it writes “CHINA” with “川 chuān” inside it. Isn’t it creative?
Sichuan Province, […]

How to choose a suitable Chinese language school?
Japanese: 自分に適した中国語教室をどのように選びますか
Traditional Chinese:如何選擇一家适合自己的漢語学校?
Simplified Chinese:如何选择一家适合自己的中文学校?
In recent years there are more Chinese language schools for non-Chinese speakers have established around Beijing and many foreign friends asked me to help them to choose a nice language school, many of my students also called me to complain that they are not very […]

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