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  • 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 target="_blank" title="Lhasa">Lhasa in Tibet> Origin The Gelug Sect of Buddhism has a regulation that between April and J... Read more>>
  • Sisters Rice Festival
    Sisters’ Rice Festival, the Oldest Oriental Valentine’s Day Sisters’ Rice Festival, also known as Sisters’ Meal Festival, is a celebration of love and of spring. It falls> Folk Tale & Traditions The folk tale about the origin of the Sisters’ Rice Festival is a sweet> At the time of the gathering, the girls all dressed up in their most beautiful eth... Read more>>
  • Lusheng Festival
    Lusheng Festival, a Defining Festival of the Miao People Lusheng Festival is a traditional festival of the Miao Ethnic Group. It is celebrated in many parts of southwestern China, but falls> Origin Lusheng is an antique reed-pipe wind instrument. Legend has it that it was Zhuge Liang (an ancient outstanding militarist) who taught the Miao people to m... Read more>>
  • Naadam Fair
    Naadam Fair, a Festival to Experience the Charm of Grassland Minority With distinct ethnic features, Naadam Fair is an annually-held grand gathering of Mongolians. “Naadam” is the transliteration of Mongol language, meaning “entertainment” or “recreation”. It falls> Origin Naadam Fair can be traced back to the initial stage of the Mongol Empire. As early a... Read more>>
  • Losar
    Losar, Tibetan’s Most Important Festival Losar is the most important traditional festival celebrated by all Tibetans to commemorate the advent of New Year in the Tibetan Calendar. It usually falls> Origin Losar has been observed for over 1000 years. Before Buddhism came to Tibet, Tibetans would hold a grand spiritual ceremony to pleas... Read more>>
  • Laba Congee
    Laba Festival, Day of Enlightenment The Laba Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday that falls target="_blank" title="China">China during the first century AD, the festival was used as commemoration of Gautama Buddha's enlightenment at the age of 35. In the Qing dynasty, ceremonies for the Laba Festival were usually held in the Yo... Read more>>
  • Chrysanthemum
    Double Ninth Festival, the Day for Seniors Double Ninth Festival, or Chong Yang Festival in Chinese, is cerebrated target="_blank" title="China">China which can be dated back to the Han Dynasty. The festival usually falls in October according to the solar calendar, and this year it will comes on October 5th. According to the mysterious Ch... Read more>>
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