When were Chinese kites invented?

Answer Chinese kites were invented more than 2,000 years ago in the 12th century. Chinese kites later spread to the West as the demand for Chinese kites increased. They were first used in the military and... Read More »

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How to Make Chinese Kites?

Immerse yourself in the history of kite flying by learning how to make Chinese kites. Chinese kite making is considered an art form in China, and in some Chinese families, kite-making techniques an... Read More »

When did the Chinese invent kites that could fly?

The Chinese first constructed kites approximately 202 B.C. for military use. A period of peace during the Tang Dynasty saw kites graduate into a form of entertainment. Around the 12th century, the ... Read More »

Who invented the Chinese fan?

The Chinese fan was invented by King Wu of the 11th century B.C. Zhou Dynasty. The idea likely originated from the umbrellas that were placed on top of carriages in the Shang Dynasty.References:Asi... Read More »

Who invented Chinese tea?

According to Chinese legend, Emperor Shen Nong discovered tea around 2737 B.C., when some leaves from a nearby tree fell into a pot of boiling water. The brew smelled good, he tasted it, and tea wa... Read More »