Category Archives: Chinese Arts and Crafts

The Boluo Temple Festival and The Story of the Magic Chicken

In the Guangdong province located in south China, the City of Guangzhou boasts the Boluo Temple, dedicated to the god of the sea, whose name it still bears.  Its construction dates back to the period of Zhenguan in the Tang … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant Introduces You to the Chinese Knot

Dating back to prehistoric times, the ‘Chinese Knot’ is a cultural icon that has had a variety of uses and purposes.  Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant would like to introduce you to the colorful and intricate art of the Chinese Knot. … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn Introduces You to the Art of Chinese Paper Cutting

In pictures of Chinese festival celebrations, red paper lanterns are always numerous and fanciful.  Ever wonder how the patterns in the lanterns came to be?  Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn would like to introduce you to the art … Continue reading

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