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The great waterway connecting China
The great waterway connecting China

Gong Chen Bridge, built in 1631 in the Ming Dynasty, crosses the Grand Canal at its starting point in Hangzhou. Photo: 699PIC Th…

Myths in the rise of Huaxia
Myths in the rise of Huaxia

An 8th century painting, “Fu Xi and Nü Wa,” depicts this mythological couple as having interlocked snake-like tail…

Zhong Yuan: An ancient day of ancestral veneration
Zhong Yuan: An ancient day of ancestral veneration

On the day of Zhong Yuan, people honor their ancestors and release lanterns on the water to guide the deceased's way home. Photo: F…

Qixi Festival: More than just romance
Qixi Festival: More than just romance

“Qi Qiao” by the Qing artist Chen Mei, offering a view of the game of throwing needles in the Qixi Festival Photo: FILE…

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