Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2025

Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2025

This year the Cheung Chau Bun Festival promises to be more vibrant than ever, with an array of colourful parades, traditional bun scrambling competitions, and cultural performances that highlight the rich heritage of this unique event. Although the parade and bun...
Chinese Culture in Hong Kong

Chinese Culture in Hong Kong

Despite the fact that Hong Kong was ruled by the British government and is an international city, traditional Chinese cultural influence is everywhere.  People from the older generation may sigh and say the modern generations are not following the tradition.

Monkey King Festival

Home > Festivals > Monkey God Festival Monkey God aka Monkey King is a major character in a Chinese novel called Pilgrimage or Journey to the West.  It is a story about Tang Xuan Zang’s pilgrimage to India to get the Buddha’s pray.  He was...

Kwan Tai’s Birthday

Home > Festivals > Kwan Tai (God of War)’s Birthday Kwan Tai’s birthday is on the twenty fourth day of the sixth moon in the lunar calendar. In 2012, it falls on 11 Aug 2012. Kwan Tai or Kwan Kung is considered the “God of War” and...

Che Kung’s Birthday (Che Kung Temple)

Home > Festivals > Che Kung’s Birthday Che Kung was a general in Sung Dynasty.  He was a great soldier and was said to have protected the last emperor of Sung dynasty to Hong Kong before he died.  Some people said that they were settled in Ho Chung Village...

Mid-Autumn Festival / Chinese Moon Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival takes place on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Chinese people believe that on that day,  the moon is the biggest, roundest and brightest.  And the term round implies family reunion in Chinese. So the Moon Festival is a festival for members of a family to get together wherever it is possible. 

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