Why did the Chinese communist regime try to destroy the traditional family system?
The Chinese Nationalist lost to communist forces in 1949 because when war broke out in 1937 the newly created Communist Party found their opportune moment to win the favour of the demoralized and dissatisfied Chinese population.
A family would unite at the eldest living parents' house even though the rest of the family may live in different provinces. Older relatives would give money to younger relatives for good fortune. Different foods, usually including fish and dumplings (deemed auspicious in Chinese culture) are served either at home or at a restaurant. Traditional dragon or lion dance may be performed in public areas. Most people will set off fireworks to "scare away the…
If you are foreign friends in China. It is a good suggestion to visit some local Chinese friendsand have Spring Festival together with them. For me, as a Chinese, I am usually go home to celebrate with my family. Learn to make traditional Chinese foods. You can also have a travelling to some famous place to experience different celebrations in different areas. Enjoy your holiday!
The Spring Festival is known in the West as Chinese New Year, in China itself the New Year's Eve is called "Chu-xi". It is the oldest traditional festival for Chinese people, and great occasions for family reunion, just like the Christmas in the West. It always comes in the 1st day of the lunar month, later than the Gregorian calendar.
The Chinese Moon Festival is on the 15th of the 8th lunar month. It's also known as the Mid-autumn Festival. Chinese culture is deeply imbedded in traditional festivals. Just like Christmas and Thanksgiving in the West, the Moon Festival is one of the most important traditional events for the Chinese. The Moon Festival is full of legendary stories. Legend says that Chang Er flew to the moon, where she has lived ever since. You might…
Well, the Chinese Empire had different period of reign. For example, there were dynasties that ruled a period of time, and then fell, such as the Xia, Shang, Zhou, ect. So, in a sense, the empire didn't end because, afterward, it was replaced by a new family in power. And, today, it can be seen that China is still ruling, yet, with a different system, being that of Communist.
Not religious, traditional worship, or Taoism (Chinese folk religion) - 87.4% Buddhism - 6.2% Christianity - 2.3% Salvationist religions - 2.2% Islam - 1.7% Other faiths - 0.2% A Chinese Family Panel Studies survey found that only about 10% of the population stated that they belonging to an organised religion.