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Yasuke: The African Born Samurai Who Became A Legend In Japan

The legend of the Samurai warriors of Japan has spread across the world over time. Several films have been made about the lives of...

Dragon Boat Festival: Amazing History and Traditions

The Duan Wu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival), like most Chinese festivals, is based on generation-old legends. These festivals are celebrated not just for enjoyment,...

Leshan Giant Buddha Statue’s Miraculous Manifestations

In Leshan City, Sichuan Province, there is a stone Buddha statue known as the Leshan Giant Buddha. This statue is carved out of a cliff...

Chinese Red Envelope Tradition Falling Under Growing Scrutiny

In China, the long-held tradition is to present your wedding gift in the form of a red envelope filled with money. Besides weddings, red envelopes...

Dhaka Muslin: Resurrecting an Exquisite Sought-After Fabric

In Asian countries, there are many ancient arts and crafts forms that have been lost to time, partly owing to industrialization and the arrival...

Viking Braids: The Secret of the Amazing Hairstyle of the Nords

There are many tales and folktales about the Vikings. Apart from their love of exploring the sea and their spirit of adventure, Vikings are...

Enjoying Forced Rhubarb

Forced rhubarb was a popular trend in the early 19th century, but the process is laborious, and not many people are inclined to putting...

In Ancient China, Knot Tying Was a Special Art Form

Beautiful and elaborate, intricate while following simple rules, knot tying is part of China’s 5,000-year history, and prehistoric records attest to their use in...

Qingming Festival: Chinese Honor Ancestors and Spring

The Qingming Festival is also known as the Tomb-Sweeping Day or the Pure Brightness Festival. It falls on April 4, 5, and 6 in the Western...

The Story of Easter and Holiday Traditions

The birth and death of Jesus are recorded as significant events in history. His life has been studied and researched intensively by many historians,...
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