Tai Chi, a national intangible cultural heritage, is based on the dialectical concepts of Tai Chi and Yin-Yang in traditional Chinese Confucianism and Taoism. It is a traditional Chinese boxing technique combining both internal and external strengths. As a form of exercise full of oriental inclusive concepts, it is very in line with the physiological and psychological requirements of the human body and is beneficial to physical and mental health.
Peking Opera Facial Art
Peking Opera is the quintessence of China and plays an important role in traditional culture. Peking Opera facial art is one of the symbols of traditional Chinese culture. In the class, students would not only see different types of facial art, but also create the facial arts for themselves, and experience the unique charm of Chinese culture.
China's national costumes are "Han costumes", also known as Hanfu. They are traditional costumes inherited by the Han people for thousands of years and were the beginning of Chinese etiquette. Hanfu has a complete dressing system, a long history, and a beautiful appearance, which best reflects the verve and connotation of the East. Therefore, since ancient times, China has also been honored as "a country of clothes and etiquette".
Chinese knot is a type of hand-woven crafts unique to China. Chinese knot started from the ancient "knot to remember", which is one of the aspects of the ancient Chinese civilization. The Chinese knots are made from silk threads from beginning to end, and are decorated with auspicious patterns of ornaments to form unique and profound Chinese traditional auspicious decorative items.
Paper-cut is a Chinese folk art with a long history, which still remains in the daily life of the Chinese people today. A piece of paper and a pair of scissors can make beautiful pictures and texts. It is commonly used in the decoration for traditional festivals and the blessing for a better life.
"Engraving paper" is a type of "Paper-cut." It is one of the traditional Chinese handicrafts and also one of the national intangible cultural heritages. Engraving paper skillfully makes paper into various vivid and interesting images through the use of engraving knives and the study of engraving principles.
Clay sculpture, commonly known as "color sculpture", is an ancient and common folk traditional art in China. It uses clay as raw material, and is handmade into shapes of figures or animals, plain or colored. Clay sculpture originated in Shaanxi Province and is China's national intangible cultural heritage.