24 Solar Terms: 7 things you may not know about Major Heat
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Heat, (Chinese: 大暑), the 12th solar term of the year, begins this year on July 22 and ends August 6.
During Major Heat, most parts of China enter the hottest season of the year.
In China, the 24 solar terms were created thousands of years ago to guide agricultural production. But solar term culture is still useful today to guide people's lives through special foods, cultural ceremonies and even healthy livin...
Tongzhou students' art exhibition offers fresh insights into Nantong culture
A student from Nanjing Normal University (left)
presents tea art to guests in London, UK on July 17, 2017.
An art exhibition with more than 100
artworks by primary school students from Nantong's Tongzhou District has opened
in London to showcase the art and culture of Nantong, Jiangsu province.
The exhibition, held jointly by Tongzhou
Education Bureau and Phoenix Publishing and Media Group, will last 10 days at
House of Phoenix in London from Monday, and has ga...