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  • March Street Festival in Dali
    March Street Festival, a carnival of Bai People in Dali The March Street Festival is one of the most magnificent festivals of the Bai Ethnic Group in Dali, Yunnan. The festival, also called Third Moon Fair, is held from 15th to 21st of the Third Lunar Month (usually in April) annually. Bai is an ethnic group with a long history and unique culture inha... Read more>>
  • China's Ghost Festival, Zhongyuan Festival
    China's Ghost Festival, Zhongyuan Festival The Zhongyuan Festival is China’s Ghost Festival, also known as Ullambana Festival among Buddhists. It falls on the fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month each year. Since ancient times, the Chinese have believed that the gates of hell open on that day and so people hold all kinds of activities ... Read more>>
  • Nadam Festival, the most important Inner Mongolian festival
    Nadam Festival, the most important Inner Mongolian festival Nadam means entertainment or recreation in Mongolian. The fair was originated in the early days of the 13th century and is a traditional Mongolian festival. In the past many activities were taken on during the meeting, such as making laws and regulations, appointing and removing officials, giving a... Read more>>
  • Water-Splashing Festival, the New Year of Dai Ethnic Group
    Water-Splashing Festival, the New Year of Dai Ethnic Group The Water-Splashing Festival is a traditional festival for the Dai people in the Dehong area of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province in the southwest of China. It is the New Year for the Dai, a festival to send off the old and greet the new. Held during the sixth month of the Dai calendar, usually fallin... Read more>>
  • Corban Festival and Id al-fitr in Kashgar
    Corban Festival and Id Al-fitr in Kashgar Corban Festival The Corban Festival, also known as Id al-Gurban, is a major Islamic festival that shows believers' faith and obedience to Allah. It is an annual major traditional festival falls on the 10th of the twelfth month of Islamic Calendar and is celebrated by the Chinese minority Groups i... Read more>>
  • 'Losar', the Tibetan New Year Celebrations
    'Losar', the Tibetan New Year Celebrations The Tibetan New Year, also known as Losar, is the most important festival on the Tibetan calendar, falling very close to the traditional Chinese New Year. The festival season usually lasts for 15 days. Losar Festival is also called the Sonam Losar Festival in Sikkim. Losar means New Year which is ... Read more>>
  • Lugu River
    Mountain-Circling Festival, Pray of Mosuo People Mosuo people are inhabitants on the banks of the Lugu River in southwest China’s Yunnan province. The Mountain-Circling Festival is one of the grandest annual festivals celebrated by them. It is a day to pay homage to the holiest goddess of protection called Gemu. On the 25th of lunar July, local ... Read more>>
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
    Origin of Mid-Autumn Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. The moon looks extremely round, big and bright on the 15th day of each lunar month. People selected the August 15 to celebrate because it is a season when crops and fruits are all ripe and weather pleasant. On the Mid-Autumn Fest... Read more>>
  • Torch Festival
    Torch Festival, the Carnival of the Orient Torch Festival is a traditional grand festival among some ethnic groups, such as the Yi, Bai, Hani, Lisu, Naxi, Pumi and Lahu in southwestern China. It usually falls in early June of the lunar calendar or on the 24th or 25th of the month, with three days of celebrations. The festival features light... Read more>>
  • Shoton Festival
    Shoton Festival, Unmissable Activity in Tibet Shoton Festival is> During the festival, there are celebrations in the streets, squares and monasteries in Lhasa. The main part of the celebration activities are centered> Origin The Gelug Sect of Buddhism has a regulation that between April and June according to the Tibetan calendar lamas m... Read more>>
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