Chinese Events one month at a glance

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Imperial Examinations

Imperial Examinations

Culture

One of China's most important exports was the respect for scholarship and learning. China was the first nation to appoint on basis of academic merit. Strict Imperial examinations were set up two thousand years ago and were the passport to a quieter life with a steady income.

The Complete Confucius

book cover Understanding the teachings of Confucius is essential to understanding both Chinese history and the future. This modern translation of the old sage's work from 2,500 years ago. It includes not only the Analects of Confucius but also The Doctrine Of The Mean and The Great Learning.
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Use the arrow buttons at the top to change the month or year displayed. Click on a day to display events and extra information about the event.

For a full year's view please see our 2017 and 2018 calendars.

To see how the Chinese lunar calendar works please see our Chinese calendar page.

We have a calendar for the whole year 2017 that you can download and print click here.

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Three Pagodas in Dali, Yunnan
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