Celebrating the Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most traditional festivals in Asian culture celebrating the year’s harvest. Lanterns, mooncakes and Osmanthus wine are common ways to celebrate.

Understanding RED, the Chinese Shopping App

Learn about the Chinese shopping app, RED, also known as Xiaohongshu (literally, Little Red Book). The social media and e-commerce platform was launched in 2013 and is now taking away marketshare from Weibo.

Valentine’s Day in August? We Explore Qixi, Chinese Valentine’s Day

What do a fairy goddess, an ox and a magpie have to do with love? In Chinese culture, plenty! They are all essential components of the legend behind Qixi Festival, commonly known as Chinese Valentine’s Day.