TRADITIONAL CULTURE, PHOTO STORY

Revel in Minor Pageantry With Cantonese ‘Floating Kids’ Parade

Children take center stage in Guangdong’s “floating colors” ceremony, which celebrates the God of Wealth and other festivities during the Lunar New Year

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Buying Words and Flowers: Scenes of Preparation for the Lunar New Year

These scenes of pre-New Year celebrations in southern China will put you in the mood for the holiday

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Behind the Scenes at China’s Christmas Factories

It’s always holiday season in Yiwu, a “fourth-tier” Chinese city where migrant workers churn out two-thirds of the world’s Christmas decorations

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Enter Our New “Most China” Photo Competition

TWOC’s new photo contest is open for submissions

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Relief as Shanghai Finally Begins to Reopen

After nearly two months of strict lockdown, Shanghai residents are slowly being allowed outside again

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Walking on Fire to Celebrate Harvest Season

One Fujian village preserves the tradition of celebrating the harvest with painful acrobatics

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A City’s Lockdown in Nine Images

Shanghai’s two-stage lockdown has meant mass Covid-19 testing, a rush to buy food, and empty streets in the financial hub

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How China Celebrated International Women’s Day Through the Ages

From strikes and marches to slogans and marketing campaigns, International Women’s Day celebrations in China have taken on many forms over the last century

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It’s Snow Time: Winter in China’s Northeast

Everyday life in China’s frozen Northeast

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