chinese folklore

Chinese Demons - Zhongshan Going on Excursion
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20+ Amazing Paintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore

Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: … Read more

Big Trouble in Little China
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Interview with John Carpenter: Big Trouble in Little China

We asked a few questions to the legendary American director John Carpenter about Big Trouble in Little China, the cult movie that takes place in … Read more

Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome-folk illness
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Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome

Koro, known as a shrinking penis (or testicles, scrotum, or vulva in case of a female patient), is a folk illness or culture-bound syndrome specific … Read more

traditional chinese opera
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20+ fascinating images of Traditional Chinese Opera: The life of the last Chinese Folk Troupe

Traditional Chinese Opera – Today, most of the remaining grassroots folk performers live a simple life. They built their rudimentary stages and they tour throughout … Read more

Demons, Monsters and Ghosts of the Chinese Folklore
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Demons, Monsters, and Ghosts of the Chinese Folklore

The five- thousand-year Chinese culture, over the centuries, has produced hundreds of legends about monsters, ghosts, demons, and spirits. Many of these demons and ghosts … Read more