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How much do you know about Chinese traditional festivals?

  • Author:May Zhou
  • Source:www.mvteamcctv.com
  • Release on :2015-12-08
China Traditional
Traditional Chinese festivals are an important part of the country's history and culture, both ancient and modern. Many of the customs connected with the traditional festivals have links with religious devotions, superstitions and myths. The form which most of the festivals take today was established around the time of the Han Dynasty (206BC - 220) and for many years, countless masterpieces were written by various eminent poets for describing the festivals are still recited regularly today.

Almost every festival has its own unique origins and customs which reflect the traditional practices and morality of the whole Chinese nation and its people. Then which traditional festivals do you know in China?
Are you interested in ?The form as below will tell you about them:

Table of Chinese Traditional Festivals
Festival Date Customs
Chinese New Year 1st - 15th of the first lunar month pasting the character 'Fu' on the doors,
and paper-cuts pictures, setting off firecrackers
and fireworks, paying New Year visits, and eating 
dumplings.
Lantern Festival 15th day of the first lunar month watching lanterns and fireworks, 
guessing lantern riddles, performing folk dances,
and eating dumplings or glue puddings.
Qingming Festival April 4th or 5th of the solar calendar tomb sweeping, spring outings, and flying kites.
Dragon Boat Festival 5th day of the 5th lunar month dragon boat racing, eating zongzi, wearing 
a perfume pouch and hanging mugwort leaves 
and calamus.
Double Seventh Festival 7th day of seventh lunar month Chinese valentine's day
Mid-autumn Festival 15th day of the 8th lunar month enjoy the moon while eating moon-cakes.
Chongyang Festival 9th day of the 9th lunar month climbing mountains ,eating Chongyang cake, 
drinking chrysanthemum wine etc.
Winter Solstice Dec. 21st, 22nd or 23rd in solar calendar having dumplings in northern areas and
having glue puddings in southern areas
Laba Festival 8th day of the 12th lunar month eating laba rice porridge.

Timetable of Chinese Traditional Festivals (2015-2020)
chinese festival timetable

Shenzhen MVTEAM Technology Co.,Ltd. will be on Chinese new year holiday from Jan 31st to Feb 14th.,2015. Most MVTEAM staffs will go back to hometown to enjoy the biggest Chinese festival with family. We do pasting the character 'Fu' on the doors,setting off firecrackers and fireworks, paying New Year visits,and eating dumplings etc.We love Chinese new year so much!