The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Winter, the 19th solar term of the year, begins this year on Nov 7 and ends on Nov 21.
The 2017 Guangzhou Qiqiao Cultural Festival got underway on Aug 24 in Zhucun village of Tianhe district, Guangzhou, entertaining locals with a treasure trove of traditional performances.
Walking down an alley off a bustling street in Chongwenmen, downtown Beijing, it's easy to miss a sign next to a small glass door that announces the Beijing Ivory Carving Factory, so very few people enter the simple facade.
On the eve of Chinese New Year, the have-must dish on every Cantonese dinner table is the magnificent and auspicious poon choi, which contains up to 20 luxury ingredients served in a big wooden or claypot bowl.
For over four decades, the people of Potou village in Zhanjiang have been entertained by a trio of brothers who have dedicated their lives to bringing history to life through their unique puppet shows.
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.