Traditional New Year artwork on show

Traditional New Year artwork on show

  A Yangliuqing New Year painting showed at the exhibition in Beijing, Jan 10, 2017. [Photo/namoc.org]   An exhibition featuring traditi...
Folk artists make woodblock paintings for Spring Festival

Folk artists make woodblock paintings for Spring Festival

Folk artists hang newly-made woodblock new year paintings up to dry in Yangjiabu village of Hanting district in Weifang, East China's Shandong p...

Wu Qiang New Year Painting

Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the longest and most important holiday for Chinese people. It is usually celebrated from the eighth day ...

Origin of Pasting Door Gods

以前,每逢过年,家家户户都要买张门神贴在门上,一是表示吉庆,二是为了“避邪驱魔”。 In ancient times, households pasted door gods on the door during the Spring Festival to express au...

Wood Block New Year Paintings

In China's cities and the countryside, New Year paintings are closely linked with the Spring Festival (the Chinese New Year). Pasting up New Year...

The Myth of ‘Door Gods’

During the build up to the Chinese New Year, the Door Gods are placed on the external doors of houses. During the build up to the Chinese Ne...