February 19, 2019

Troupe opens lion dance to women in California

During Chinese New Year one iconic image is seen through the community, during celebrations and business openings, the lion dance. It’s an essential part of the festivities but the tradition has mostly been dominated by men but one troupe is trying to change that.

Kids learn about Chinese New Year traditions
February 7, 2019

Kids learn about Chinese New Year traditions

Lunar New Year means the day off for kids in New York City public schools.  CGTN reporter Karina Huber took her five-year-old son Jamie out to experience the holiday for the first time sampling dumpling making classes, firecrackers and more.

February 4, 2019

Washington DC’s changing Chinatown

Americans of Chinese descent are now better educated and also enjoy more resources than in the past. These social changes have resulted in a trend where more of them are starting to move away from the country’s traditional Chinatowns.

CGTN teaches you how to make Dumplings
February 19, 2018

The essential Chinese New Year dumpling tutorial

Making dumplings is as fun as eating them. The act of making them, known as “wrapping dumplings”, is often a communal event. Join CGTN’s Zhongyi Su and Yufei Ge and friends as they show you how to make these delicious bites.

February 10, 2016

Meet the TV chef with a can-do attitude

Flip on the television today, and you’ll find channel after channel of cooking shows. The image of the chef has come a long way. One person who helped pave the way is Chinese-American Martin Yan, host of Yan Can Cook.

February 9, 2016

Epic tale “Journey to the West” still a hit in China

The famous Chinese show called “Journey to the West” or Xi You Ji, is a legendary Chinese TV show adapted from one of the four great classic novels of Chinese literature. It has 25 episodes and originally aired from 1982 to 1988 in China. The […]

Jeffrey Patchen and May Lee
February 8, 2016

This week on Full Frame: Celebrating Spring Festival

The United States is a place where people from around the world have brought their traditions and celebrations with them, including the Chinese. Cultural exchange between the two countries can also bring us closer and benefit both nations.