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Chinese graduation: 5 things you didn’t know the Chinese did to celebrate the end of the GaoKao and school

How time flies! It’s already graduation season in China and everywhere else! Graduation is the right time to celebrate the end of the school year – or of one’s student life – with classmates and family. Let’s discover how to celebrate this event with amazing expressions in Mandarin you can use with your friends to talk about their Chinese graduation.

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ninchaChinese graduation: 5 things you didn’t know the Chinese did to celebrate the end of the GaoKao and school
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10 Ancient Chinese Inventions That You Never Thought Were Chinese

Get ready, soccer fans, UEFA Euro 2016 is almost here! Think England is the country that invented football? Let me prove you wrong. Nope, it’s not England but China! Surprised? Well, check out this post to discover 10 Chinese inventions we bet you never thought were Chinese.

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nincha10 Ancient Chinese Inventions That You Never Thought Were Chinese
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Dragon Boat Festival Part 2: The Best Places to See The Boat Race

The Dragon Festival is coming soon! This Thursday is going to be full of celebrations in China and across the world. But where can you go to experience the famous boat race and Dragon Boat celebrations? Let me show you the best places in China and around the world to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival!

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ninchaDragon Boat Festival Part 2: The Best Places to See The Boat Race
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All You Need to Know About The Chinese Dynasties

Which Chinese dynasty invented gun powder? Which dynasty was the best? The Han, The Ming, The Sui? Each Chinese dynasty has its secrets and success. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Chinese dynasties –but never dared to ask– are in this awesome timeline.

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ninchaAll You Need to Know About The Chinese Dynasties
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5 Lantern Festival must-do activities

As you may know, today is the Lantern Festival in China! 元宵节快乐! Yuánxiāojié kuàilè! Happy Lantern Festival!

Lantern Festival marks the last day of the Spring Festival and officially ends the Chinese New Year celebrations. This fun festival is mostly celebrated at nighttime to see the colorful lanterns flying high in the dark sky.In addition to seeing the lanterns flying, during this festival, families gather to attend four other major activities on this special day. Let’s learn the five must-do activities for a happy Lantern Festival so you can join in in the fun!

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nincha5 Lantern Festival must-do activities
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Best Chinese copies

China is full of wonders and surprises. It’s also full of copies and imitations. Here is our top of the Best Chinese copies.  Which sometimes are also really surprising. What are some of the most astonishing imitations one can find in China? Architectural knock-offs! These architectural imitations can range from buildings (the Eiffel Tower, for instance) to the entire village and look more or less authentic. Let me take you on a tour of the Best Chinese copies of architectural so you can see for yourself!

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Ancient Chinese fashion A timeline of women in China

What was ancient Chinese fashion like? How did it evolve as Dynasties changed and replaced each other? This infographic shows how Women’s dress fashion evolved in China throughout the age, and shows how much each new ruler sought to impose their style on its Chinese denizens.

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NinchaneseAncient Chinese fashion A timeline of women in China