八仙过海,各显神通bā xiān guò hǎi, gè xiǎn shén tōng Everyone has their own special skills to contribute 一窍不通yī qiào bù tōng Incoherent action, not making any sense
Dip into history
Our history section has a page for each major dynasty, for the whole period from the time of myths and legends 5,000 years ago all the way through the Han, Tang, Song, Ming dynasties to the last great dynasty the Qing . Read More
The Chinese dragon is no fire-breathing monster, in China they are regarded as powerful but benevolent. As dragons are masters of rain, water and sea they need to be brought on your side if you want a good harvest, and so they need suitable offerings. The Dragon boat festival held near midsummer is when everyone used to seek to placate the dragon kings.
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