Tag Archives: Chinese culture

Dragon Boats and Dumplings

My brother Clarence Hui who lives in Beijing reminded me that it is that time of the year when there are dragon boat races everywhere and everyone is eating sticky rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves.  He sent these photographs … Continue reading

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The Ninth Day of the Ninth Month重陽節

Today is Chong Yang Festival 重陽節,a day of remembrance for the Chinese.  It falls on the ninth day of the ninth month of the lunar calendar, when families go hiking and visiting their ancestor’s graves. When I was young, it … Continue reading

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