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Chinese Festivals and Celebrations

Chinese Festivals and Celebrations

  • Chinese New Year Eve
    • 除夕Last day of lunar year
    • 新年(xīnnián), 农历新年, 春節, 春节,大年初一
  • Spring Festival, Chinese New Year
    • 1st day of 1st lunar month
    • 新年(xīnnián), 农历新年, 春節,大年初
    • The date for the Chinese New Year in 2012 is January 23rd.  (CNY 2012)
    • It will be the year of the dragon
    • Chinese zodiac and dates
Rat 2008
Ox 2009
Tiger 2010
Rabbit 2011
Dragon 2012
Snake 2013
Horse 2014
Sheep 2015
Monkey 2016
Rooster 2017
Dog 2018
Pig 2019
  • Lantern Festival
    • 元宵節
    • Lantern parade and lion dance celebrating the first full moon.
    • Eating tangyuan.
    • This day is also the last day of new year celebration.
  • Ching Ming Festival
    • 清明節
    • Visit, clean, and make offerings at ancestral gravesites, spring outing
  • Duan Wu Festival
    • Dragon Boat Festival
    • 端午節
  • The Nights of the Sevens
    • Magpie Festival
    • 七夕
  • Spirit Festival
    • Ghost Festival
    • 中元節
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Double Ninth Festival
    • 重陽節
  • Spirit Festival/Water Lantern Festival
    • 下元節
  • Winter Solstice
    • Mid-Winter Festival
    • 冬至
  • Laba Festival
    • Congee Festival
    • 腊八节

 

 

 

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