23 Sep 2021

Chinese Tea Culture

Tea drinking is a Chinese custom with a history of four thousand years.  Every town and city in China have numerous tea houses. When guests visit in China, it is a custom to present them with tea.  China boasts the largest variety of teas in the world.  The ten most…

20 Sep 2021

Chinese Culture – Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival on September 21st this year. In China, gift giving is an important part of building and maintaining relationships. During the Mid-Autumn festival elaborately wrapped mooncakes are gifted to build new friendships and to strengthen existing friendships. Mooncakes are sent to relatives, school teachers, business…

17 Sep 2021

American Culture – Constitution Day

On September 17 every year, the United States of America recognizes Constitution Day, which commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. In the first three words of the constitution “We The People” affirm that the…

15 Sep 2021

Study Abroad Britain – Exchange Students

Culture Buff welcomes foreign exchange students to Britain. Are you culture ready? Culture Buff Britain Values games leverage visual storytelling to teach foreign exchange students about British culture values in a way that is fun and engaging. Our game-based visual culture scenarios illustrate examples of how British culture values could…

10 Sep 2021

British Tradition – Last Night of the Proms

The Proms is a classical music festival held every summer at the Royal Albert Hall in London.  The Last Night of the Proms celebrates British tradition with patriotic music of the United Kingdom. The Last Night of the Proms is an occasion for a great display of Britishness. Many prommers…

08 Sep 2021

Indian Festivals – Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a ten day long Hindu festival which honors the birthday of the elephant-headed God Ganesh. It is celebrated on September 10th in 2021. To the Hindus, God Ganesh is a symbol of good fortune, wisdom, wealth and new beginnings. Modak or dumplings…

06 Sep 2021

American Culture – Labor Day

Labor Day is a federal holiday in America that is celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor American workers. Many Americans go to the beach, have a barbecue or picnic during this long weekend. Culture Buff American Values interactive games leverage visual storytelling to teach American cultural values…

02 Sep 2021

Chinese Culture Games for Virtual Culture Exchange

Incorporate Culture Buff Chinese Values interactive games into virtual culture exchange programs, virtual China cultural training, virtual social studies or social science classes. Culture Buff’s Chinese Values Games leverage visual culture scenarios to teach students and trainees about Chinese culture values via real examples from everyday life and history. Culture…

31 Aug 2021

Chinese Culture Games

Learn about Chinese culture via game-based learning. Culture Buff Chinese Values games teach Chinese values via culture scenarios from everyday life and history. Designed by culture experts, our games illustrate Chinese values and value ideals such as tradition, family and relationship-oriented, harmony, face, hierarchy, material success and much more via…

27 Aug 2021

Chinese Culture – Land of the Panda

Pandas, native only to China, are a national treasure. There are an estimated 1,800 giant pandas in the wild in China, mostly in Sichuan Province, and some 600 in zoos and breeding centers. Pandas symbolize peace and friendship. The black and white color of the panda is seen as the…