There’s a strong relationship between music and nature in Chinese culture. Tasmin Little, well-known violinist and Culture Contributor for The China Current, looks at four pieces of music which demonstrate that special connection.
Mid-Autumn Festival is an important time in the Chinese lunar calendar. It’s a time for family reunions, gatherings with friends, admiring the moon, and eating delectable mooncakes. Our Culture Contributor Tasmin Little shares the history and legends of the holiday.
Roads, bridges and trains are not only examples of infrastructure but, in China, have helped ease conditions for millions of people living on poverty. Our Host James Chau looks at how they link them to basic services including health and education — and to opportunities that transform lives.
The calendar may be divided into four seasons, but for the Chinese people — among other East Asians — their year is shaped by 24 solar terms. Throughout history, this tradition has guided farmers growing crops, and determined traditional holidays like the Mid-Autumn Festival. Our Host James Chau has more.