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January - Chun Jie (Spring Festival/Chinese New Year), China

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | Views [8146]

Location: Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong Dates: Lunar New Year (between 19 January and 20 February) Level of Participation: 3 – there’s a host of activities relating to Chinese New Year, and your level of involvement ... Read more >

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June - Duanwu Jie (Dragon Boat Festival), China

Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | Views [4508]

Location: Húnán province, China Dates: Fifth day of the fifth lunar month Level of Participation: 1 – watch the dragons race Description: During the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on 8 June ... Read more >

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April - Sister's Meal Festival, China

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | Views [10170] | Video

Location: Shīdòng, China Dates: Begins on the 15th day of the third lunar month (usually mid- to late April) Level of Participation: 1 – watch love weave its spell Description: Love is in the air in this courtship ritual in eastern Guìzhōu, ... Read more >

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Inside World Festivals: Dragon Boat Festival/Duanwu Festival

Friday, 4 Jun 2010 | Views [3001] | Video

China’s Dragon Boat Festival, with its colorful and creative boats crafted to resemble mythical dragons, is one of the world’s most incredible and memorable events.  Held every June, spectators from all over the world gather alongside the rivers to ... Read more >

Tags: boat races, china, chinese culture, chinese festivals, dragon boat, taiwan, world festivals


September - Mid-Autumn Festival, China

Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1978] | Video

Location: China Dates: Fifteenth day of the eight lunar month Level of Participation: 2 – gaze at the woman in the moon Description: Also called the Moon Cake Festival, China’s harvest festival ... Read more >

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August - Chung Yuan (Hungry Ghost Festival), China

Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [3748] | Video

Location: China Dates: Fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month Level of Participation: 4 – sit next to a ghost at dinner Description: For the Chinese, this is ‘Ghost Month’, a time when they ... Read more >

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February - International Ice and Snow Festival, China

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [1076] | Video

Location: Zhaolin Park and Sun Island Park, Hāěrbīn, China Dates: 5 January–15 February Level of Participation: 3 – whoosh down the ice slides and stick around until the festival’s end for the fun of destroying the ... Read more >

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