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Breakdown of Mahjong Scoring Rules for Beginners and Advanced

April 24, 2024

Mahjong, a timeless game deeply rooted in Chinese culture, combines elements of strategy, skill, and…

Qixi Chinese Valentine’s Day Embroidery Handkerchief Workshop

December 1, 2023

Celebrate the romantic tale of Qixi, the Chinese Valentine’s Day, with a special touch of creativity. Join us for a special Chinese embroidery workshop where you’ll have the chance to craft a personalized handkerchief for yourself or a loved one. Learn the art of embroidery and let your hands weave a story of love.

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Lunar New Year (Year of Dragon) Celebration

November 28, 2023

The Lunar New Year, is steeped in centuries-old Chinese traditions that signify renewal, family unity, and the welcoming of good fortune. We want to share the customs and celebrate this important festival with all of you. The event will feature a reception of traditional Chinese food and snacks, baijiu tasting, traditional craft like paper cutting and calligraphy for the new year. Come join us for a heartfelt celebration to welcome Year of Dragon!

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Chinese New year Dumpling Making Workshop

November 6, 2023

Chinese new year is the perfect time for our Dumpling Party! Every culture around the world has a form of dumpling. They all come in different sizes and shapes and represent different symbolic meanings. In this cooking class, you will learn the role dumplings play in Chinese culture, their importance in a family reunion and how it signifies prosperity due to the dumpling’s resemblance to ancient Chinese money.In this dumpling making party, you will be following the dumpling recipe together with your friends / family or on your own. You will learn how to make dumplings from scratch from the dough to the fillings, and how to fold dumplings in 3 ways. You can customise your own fillings, so this party is for everyone!

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The 6 Chinese festivals we celebrate here at Dear Asia London

October 2, 2023

At Dear Asia London, we don’t just teach languages, we also celebrate our culture and…

Mid autumn festival mooncake and tea tastinng

中秋节 Mid autumn Festival – Mooncake & Tea Tasting (25 & 28 Sep)

March 8, 2023

August 15 on the lunar calendar is the Chinese Mid Autumn Festival. On the day, a full moon is always expected, therefore, people traditionally eat a rich pasty called Mooncakes, which is typically filled with sweet-bean or lotus-seed paste, or sometimes with a salted duck egg yolk. When family sits together to offer prayers to the moon goddess on this day, they often eat mooncakes.For this Mid Autumn Festival, we’d like to invite you to taste different types of Moon cakes and Chinese tea. The traditional flavours include white lotus seed, green tea, red bean paste, wu ren (mixed nuts), salted egg yolk, and yam… Come and taste different mooncakes before your evening class!

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Interesting Chinese Cultural Facts that May Surprise You

December 5, 2022

1) There are 56 ethnicity groups in China, the Han is the majority. Although there…

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