Chinese mums’ postnatal confinement

The modernisation of postnatal ‘confinement’ in China: to ensure one of the country’s most ancient traditions is upheld, luxury ‘post natal care’ hotels are being built to ease the waiting list on China’s professional supermums, or “confinement ladies”. Watch the episode here at the bottom of this article.  ————————-Advert————————- Click image to go to Memory Makers’ […]

China National Peking Opera Returns to the UK

10 years after their last visit to the UK in 2005, the magnificent China National Peking Opera Company returns to the UK this winter, coming to both the Liverpool Echo Arena Auditorium (13 – 15 November) and London’s Sadler’s Wells (19 – 22 November). China National Peking Opera Company will be performing two masterpieces for UK […]

Traditional Han Chinese Show – Liverpool

上下五千年,华夏文化渊源流长。我们精心制作的晚会将展示华夏文化的精髓:汉唐舞蹈,民乐,茶道,武术,太极,汉服秀,书法,诗歌。带大家去领略传统汉族文化的博大精深和儒雅高贵。 3月28号两场演出:下午2点半,晚上8点。 The rich and beautiful culture of quintessential Han ethnic Chinese, which spans thousands of years is explored with elegant and engaging music and dance featuring with tea ceremony, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, calligraphy, poems and traditional costume from different dynasties in the history of China. Han ethnic group makes up over 90% of […]

Specialist Sale of Asian Art – RESULTS

The Chinese cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner sold extremely well, achieving £36,000 incl Buyer’s Premium. The first Asian sale (February 2015) at Chiswick Auctions was a great success making over £125,000. Particularly good results were achieved in the fields of cloisonné, paintings, bamboo carving, porcelain and scholar’s objects. Following the success of the Ming exhibition […]

Chinese New Year in China

It’s time for a look at how China itself welcomes in the new year… On the Go… Most visibly busy these days are the national railway network. If you’re lucky, you’ve gotten a “good ticket” in the quieter parts of the train… To imagine how it must be “on the rest of the train”, imagine […]

Feng Shui in Your Bedroom

  Feng Sui, the Chinese philosophical system, is undertaken with the aim of complete harmonisation between individuals and their surrounding environment. Such practices are based upon the idea of good and bad energies, and as such promote a flow of calm, nourishing and beneficial energies around the home and the individual. In order for your […]