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Culture of China

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The culture of China has been influenced by China's long history and by diverse ethnic groups.

Table of contents
1 Architecture
2 Arts
3 Classics
4 Cooking
5 Education
6 Ethnic groups and regionalisms
7 Games
8 Handicraft
9 History
10 Hobbies
11 Language
12 Martial Arts
13 Mass media
14 Names
15 Religion
16 Social relations
17 Tourism
18 Traditional medicine
19 Units
20 Other, to be inserted above

Architecture

I. M. Pei

Arts

Main article: Chinese art

Cinema

Main article: Cinema of China

Martial arts film - Wu Xia film

Dance

dragon dance - lion dance

Literature

Main article: Chinese literature

Chinese classic texts - Chinese poetry - List of Chinese language poets - List of Chinese proverbs

Music

Main article: Music of China

Opera

Chinese opera

Visual arts and design

Calligraphy - Chinese painting

Classics

Chinese astrology - Chinese calendar - Chinese classic texts - Chinese constellation - Chinese dragon - Chinese mythology - Chinese New Year - Chinese philosophy - Confucianism - Confucius - Eastern philosophy - Five Elements - Futs-Lung - I Ching - Qilin - Lao Zi - Listing of noted Confucianists - Listing of noted Taoists - Lung - Lunisolar calendar - Mohism - Qi - Taoism - Yin Yang - Zhang San Feng

Cooking

Main article: Chinese cuisine

American Chinese cuisine - Boba milk tea - Cantonese cuisine - Cardamom - Chinese Buddhist cuisine - Chinese food therapy - Chinese Islamic cuisine - Chiuchow cuisine - Chopsticks - Chop suey - Dim sum - Double steaming - Fingerroot - Five spice powder - Fortune cookie - Ginger root - Hakka cuisine - Hot salt frying - Hot sand frying - Hunan cuisine - Longan - Lychee - Mandarin cuisine - Monosodium glutamate - Shanghai cuisine - Soy sauce - Stir frying - Szechuan cuisine - Szechuan pepper - Taiwanese cuisine - Tofu - Wok

Education

Ethnic groups and regionalisms

Games

Che Deng - Chinese checkers - Chinese dominoes - Go (board game) - Go proverb - Gwat Pai - Kap Tai Shap - Keno - Mah Jong - Pai Gow - Pai gow poker - Shanghai solitaire - Tangram - Tien Gow - Tiu U - Xiangqi

Handicraft

Joinery - Silk - Chinese paper art

History

Main article: History of China

Origins of Chinese Civilization - Chinese prehistory - Dongyi - Hunn-Xianpi - Khitan - Jurchen - Tabgach - proto-Sino-Tibetan - Shang-Chu Kingdom - Yuezhi - Yue Kingdom - Nanyue Kingdom - Wu Kingdom

Hobbies

Chinese tea culture

Language

Main articles: Chinese language, Languages of China

Chinese input methods for computers - Chinese numerals - Chinese written language - Classical Chinese - Pinyin

Martial Arts

Jeet Kune Do - Kung Fu - Leung Sheung - Martial arts - Nei chia - Nunchaku - Pakua Chuan - Qigong - Shaolin - Tai Chi Chuan - Wing Chun - Wing Tsun - Wong Fei Hung - Wushu - Yip Man

Mass media

Main articles: Media in China, Media in Hong Kong

Names

Chinese family name - Chinese name - Liu - Miao Hao - Nian Hao - Posthumous name - Shi Hao - Zi

Religion

Main article Religion in China

Bodhidharma - Buddhism - Dalai Lama - Falun Gong - Gedun Drub - Guanyin - Mahayana Buddhism - Shang Ti - Shaolin - Sonam Gyatso - Tibetan Buddhism - Vajrayana - Yami - Zen

Social relations

Main article: Chinese social relations

Tourism

Forbidden City - Grand Canal of China - Great Wall of China - Marco Polo Bridge - Mount Huangshan - Mount Jiuhuashan - Mount Tianzhu - Terracotta Army - The Temple of Heaven - The Summer Palace

Traditional medicine

Main article: Traditional Chinese medicine

Units

Main aricle: Chinese unit

Other, to be inserted above

Abacus - Celestial globe - Chinese nationalism - Communism - Counting rods - Cultural genocide - Cultural Revolution - Eunuch - Fists of Righteous Harmony - Ganqing - Giulio Alenio - Hopping corpse - Jean Joseph Marie Amiot - Jiang Hu - List of famous Chinese people - Maoism - Mao suit - National Palace Museum - Qi Qiao Jie - Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong - Sima Guang - Sima Qian - Triad - Zhang Heng - Zhu Shijie - Da Shan (Mark Rowswell)

See also: Culture of Hong Kong