Archive from September, 2007
The Moon
By     |    Sep 25, 2007   
Posted in: Chinese Culture, Cultural Studies     |    3 Comments

Mid-Autumn Festival

The Moon Festival also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 zhōngqiūjié), is a popular celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3,000 years to China’s Zhou Dynasty. This day is also considered a harvest festival since fruits, vegetables and grain have been harvested by this time and food is abundant.The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar (usually around mid- [...]

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Chinese Culture Umbrellas
By     |    Sep 8, 2007   
Posted in: Cultural Studies, References, 中文文章     |    No Comments



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By     |    Sep 6, 2007   
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New President and CEO to AFS Intercultural Programs/USA

Via Yahoo: After ten years of service with distinction as President and Chief Executive Officer of AFS Intercultural Programs/USA, Alex J. Plinio will retire on December 31, 2007. The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that after an extensive search and interview process including candidates in academia, diplomacy, not-for-profits, business and other sectors, Margaret Crotty has been selected as the next President and CEO of AFS-USA.

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