Traditional Chinese Festivals

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Traditional Chinese Festivals

Traditional Chinese Festivals

Traditional Chinese festivals are an important part of the country's historty and culture. Almost every festival has its own unique origins and celebrations, reflecting the traditional practices and moratiy of the whole nation and its people. Here are the most grand and popular festivals in China.

Date: June 20th, 2015 (5th day of the 5th lunar month)Customs: dragon boat racing, eating zongzi, wearing a perfume pouch and tying five-colour silk thread, and hanging mugwort leaves and calamus.

Date: Sep 27th, 2015 (15th day of the 8th lunar month)Customs:appreciating and offering sacrifice to the moonlight and eating moon cakes.

Date: Feb 19th-Mar 5th, 2015 (1st to 15th of the 1st lunar month)Customs: pasting scrolls, the character 'Fu', and paper-cuts pictures, setting-off firecrackers and fireworks, paying New Year visits, and eating jiaozi.

Date: Apr 5th of the solar monthCustoms: tomb sweeping, spring outings, and flying kites.

Retrieved from: http://www.travelchinaguide.com/essential/holidays/


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