黄梅戏(Huangmei Opera)源于湖北省黄梅县的采茶歌曲，连同京剧、越剧 (Yue Opera)、评剧(Ping Opera)和豫剧(Yu Opera)是中国的五大戏曲。它最初是以一种简单的载歌载舞的戏剧形式出现的。后来，随着饱受洪水灾害的灾民，黄梅戏传到了安徽省安庆市。它吸收了徽剧和当地歌舞的元素，发展到了今天的形式。黄梅戏以一种淸新的风格反映了普通居民的生活，受到了群众的喜爱。
Huangmei Opera was originated from tea pickingsongs in Huangmei county, Hubei province.It is oneof the Five Operas in China together with BeijingOpera, Yue Opera, Ping Opera and Yu Opera.It firstappeared as a simple drama of song and dance.Later, it was spread to Anqing city, Anhui province by immigrating victims of floods. Absorbingelements of Anhui Opera and local songs and dances, Huangmei Opera was developed to thepresent form. It enjoys great popularity among the masses by reflecting the life of ordinarypeople in a fresh style.
Shadow play is one of the oldest operas in China. It was rooted in ancient Chang'an over 2,000 years ago and prevailed in the Tang and Song Dynasties.It was a popular folk drama in ancient China and also the ancestor of films in the worid. At that time, it brought people pleasure as modern movies and TVs do.Actors sing with the music, and control shadow tools at the same time.The contents of those plays are more about traditional historical dramas and fable stories.Shadow play is the treasure among the world's cultures and arts.
剪纸(paper cutting)有着悠久的历史，是传统的民间艺术形式。它可以追溯到东汉时期。在中国的传统文化中，剪纸可以反映生活的许多方面，如繁荣、健康或收获。虽然其他艺术形式，如绘画，也可以显示类似的景象，但剪纸仍然以它的魅力脱颖而出。今天，剪纸主要用做装饰。中国人认为门上的红色剪纸可以给全家人带来好运和幸福。剪纸在中国的传统节日，特别是春节(the Spring Festival)期间更常见。
Paper cutting is a traditional folk art form with along history.It can be dated back to the Eastern HanDynasty.In traditional Chinese culture, paper-cutscan reflect various aspects of life such asprosperity, health or harvest.Although other artforms, like painting, can also show similar scenes, paper-cuts still stand out for itscharm.Today, paper-cuts are chiefly used as decorations.Chinese people believe that the redpaper-cuts on the door can bring good luck and happiness to the whole family.The paper-cutsare more often seen during traditional Chinese festivals, particularly in the Spring Festival.
对联(couplet)是由富有诗意的两句话组成，通常是押韵的(rhymed)。人们用所能掌握的最好的书法水平将它们写在红色竖纸条上。上联(the first line of a couplet)贴在前门的右侧，下联贴在前门的左侧。此外，横批(the horizontalscroll)是横着贴在门框上的。对联是中国独特文化的一部分。它也是一个同时与中国语言和文字相关的艺术。今天,对联常被用作中国传统节日的装饰。
The couplet is comprised of a pair of lines of poetry that are usually rhymed,which are written on vertical slips of red paper in the best calligraphic style one can master.The first line of a couplet is posted on the right side of the front door.The second line of a couplet is posted on the left of a couplet side of the front door.In addition,the horizontal scroll is posted across and on top of the doorframe.Couplet is a part of Chinese unique culture and also an art related to both the Chinese,language and Chinese characters.Today,it is often used as a decoration during traditional Chinese festivals.