Chinese Etiquette

What Is A Chinese Gong? – Luo Instrument

If you ever get the chance, or the next time you go to a Beijing opera, look for the pair of round brass instruments that the players hit with a felt mallet, the larger with a descending tone and the smaller with a rising tone. These two are gongs,...

What Does It Mean To Kowtow?-Chinese Prostration

Chinese culture is one of the richest in the world, and the Chinese have had, for a long time, very elaborate ways of showing their respect or reverence to people held in high regard. There are many ways to express respect in China such as slight bows and soft...

What are the table manners in China?

Whether you are having dinner with your friends, dining at a restaurant, or when eating at home with the family, good table manners are an essential part of every meal you have. When you are well acquainted with good table manners, you are well equipped with the most essential...