The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Snow, the 21st solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 7 and ends on Dec 20.
A variety of folk culture activities added to the festive New Year atmosphere in Zhanjiang, the coastal city in South China's Guangdong province.
KAIPING, Guangdong: When a friend talked about the diaolou (watchtower house) of Kaiping, Guangdong Province, I thought they were just residential buildings in the countryside, or old-style houses like the Qiao's courtyard in North China's Shanxi Province.
Dragon boat racing, an important folk culture activity especially during Duanwu Jie - the traditional Chinese Dragon Boat Festival - is becoming increasingly popular among non-Chinese people because of the way it inspires teamwork and the profound history and culture behind the activity.
Zhanjiang is to offer a magnificent display of Guangdong's characteristic ethnic and cultural elements at the Lingnan Folk Culture Festival.
A week-long cultural expo promoting traditional Hakka culture and related creative industries ended on Monday in Meizhou, a city located in the mountains of Guangdong province.