To make up for widespread deforestation in the last few hundred years on 12th March 植树节 people go out and plant trees.

When the extended family leaves the graveyard fire-crackers are often set off.

According to legend in Jiashanwu Village near Hangzhou a long drought was ended by the efforts of a mysterious old man. The choice of date is based on the fact that 11.11 has four single 'ones' in it, representing two 11 couples. Traditionally the birthday of the great sage and philosopher Confucius was celebrated on the 27th of the 8th Lunar month particularly at his birthplace of Qufu in Shandong. First day in new job (2 Replies ) Asked by L***a | 2/15/2017 8:39:58 PM. As well as procuring rain from the water controlling dragons for the summer crops, it commemorates the life of Qu Yuan (340-278 BCE), an incorruptible public official and famous poet who drowned himself in defiance of false accusations maliciously made againt him.

The Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) honors the culture through film.

Two teams of 15-30 people race each other in boats (around 66 feet [20 meters] long) with a decorated dragon prow.

It was also said to be the day when the Queen Mother of West visited the Emperor. So if you can't wait until Valentine's day there is now another day to pledge your love and get engaged.

The husband and wife are the stars Vega ➚ and Altair ➚ and the bridge is the Milky Way. Another tale is that it was the day when the Buddhist scriptures that were being carried into China in the 'Journey to the West' were laid out to dry; and so temples used to bring out the scriptures for a good airing. A modern international holiday to mark the toil of workers takes place on 1st May. Candles are lit and incense burned as well as paper images of various goods including money.

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Clothes, bedding, papers and grain are some of the things that can benefit from a thorough airing and drying in the sun. The festival is observed mostly in northern China and not much in the south. October 1, 2020, Thursday, is the 2020 Chinese Moon Festival, a.k.a Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, in China.

Citation information for this page : Chinasage, 'Chinese Festival Calendar', last updated 30 Apr 2020, Web, The ancestors are given due reverence at the festival. In 2014 a new memorial day was inaugurated to commemorate the many who died when the Japanese invaded Nanjing on this day in 1937. There are many, joyous Chinese Festivals that are celebrated throughout the year. 15 Facts You Might Not Know about Chinese New Year, 2020 Chinese Double Ninth Festival: Oct. 25, Worshipping the Kitchen God, Sweeping Dust.

Moving house (1 Reply ) Asked by S***g | 7/13/2018 2:18:41 AM. Paper flags may be hung over doorways to keep out the hungry ghosts. Lanterns are lit and in places very long paper dragons parade the streets. A recently instituted half-day holiday for military personnel is held on the 1st August each year. The festival is now celebrated by cleaning the house, having a haircut, eating popcorn, pancakes and noodles. Nowadays is more like the western Valentine's Day - couples give each other presents to show their enduring affection. Another tradition is to layout peaches, melon or grapes in a circle of thirteen as there are 13 lunar months in a year.

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The seventh month of the traditional Chinese calendar is associated with ghosts.

The entrance to a house is often decorated with couplets written in large calligraphy on red paper on either side of the entrance. Ceremonies used to wish for just the right quantity of rain, not too little and not too much. It marks the start of Spring and is associated with kite flying and a good day for a picnic in the countryside. Cold Food day commemorates the story of Jie Zitui ➚ a loyal and humble servant at the time of the Spring and Autumn Period. The date commemorates the Nanchang uprising of August 1st 1927 when the Communist forces for the first time formed an army unit which routed the Guomindang forced that occupied the city of Nanchang.

Teachers have their own special day when students show respect and give presents to them.