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Chinese Festivals

Some Festivals are for Chinese the most imporant!

An important part of Chinese culture are the traditional holidays. Most of the festivals in China has is origin from the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). It’s mainly the traditional Han holidays, which are related to the fieldwork and ancestral worship, and are based on the Chinese moon calendar.

Chinese New Year 农历新年

Chinese New Year More than 750 million Chinese start their journeys, and travel throughout China in order to visit their friends and families at home. It is Chinese spring festival, also known as Chinese New Year (CNY). Although CNY is the most important feast of the year for almost one fifth of the world’s population, […]

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Qingming Festival in China

Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb-sweeping Day, is one of the 24 segments of the Chinese calendar.

It normally falls on the 4th or 5th of April (this year on the 5th). The holiday in China starts this year from 5th to 7th April 2014.

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also called Moon-Cake Festival is a very traditionally festival in China. Many legends circulate among the festival and and traditionally families eating and drinking during these days moon cakes, green tea and watching the round moon are most “important” and traditional things for Chinese.

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Dragon Boat Festival in China

The Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, (端午节) is one of the most significant festivals celebrated in China. As it is with most of these festivals, many legends, customs and practices are tied to the Dragon Boat Festival. Being celebrated for more than 2.000 years, the festival is most noted and recognized for its educational […]

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