Spring Lantern Festival / Chinese Valentine’s Day

Home > Festivals > Chinese Valentine’s Day On the 15th day of Chinese New Year, it’s the Spring Lantern Festival.   As people eat yuan xiao or tang yuan (a kind of glutinous rice ball with or without fillings) on the Lantern Festival, it’s also...

Chinese Ghost Festival

Home > Festivals > Festival of the Hungry ghosts The Festival of the Hungry ghosts is on the seventh moon in the Chinese lunar calendar, on the 14th day.  It typically falls around mid to late August each year.  But some years it is in Sept. For one long lunar...
Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Home > Festivals > Chinese New Year in Hong Kong Chinese New Year is the most significant festival of the year in Hong Kong. Learn all about the festival and how to celebrate it by reading this article.  Use the contents table below to navigate directly to the...

Mid Autumn Festival Lanterns

Home > Festivals > Mid-Autumn Festival > Lanterns On the 15th and 16th days of the 8th lunar month, families will go out after dinner with their lanterns to do moon gazing.  Traditional ones are made of paper.  Round fan fold ones are the basic ones while...

Chinese Groundhog Day/Excited Insects Day

Chinese Ground Hog Day, Chinese Insects Awake Day or Excited Insects Day is one of the 24 Chinese solar divisions.   Hibernated animals should come back and rejoice the arrival of Spring and it marks the beginning of new life.  This includes creepy crawly insects and...

Mid-Autumn Festival Legends

Home > Festivals > Mid-Autumn Festival > Legends 1. The Lady – Chang Er It’s said that in the old old days, the earth once had ten suns circling over it.  Each day the suns’ mother took one sun to illuminate the earth. But one day all ten...

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