Superstitions, folk beliefs and practices

Articles, information, and reference on superstitions and popular beliefs, phenomena, processes, and their relationships without any scientific proof or evidence.

La cigarra / the cicada

The Cicada: A Living Symbol in China

From the melody of summer to the depiction of immortality and rebirth, cicadas have played a crucial role in Chinese culture. This insect, with its surprising life cycle and its unmistakable song, has come to symbolize the very essence of life and death and has found a place of honor in Chinese literature, fashion and the arts. Join us as we explore the influence of this little being on the rich Chinese culture.

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