Dragon Boat Festival? Tuen Ng Festival? Learn the history behind the 2009 celebrations, to be held May 28.
May 1st is International Labor Day in China, or May Day. I will spend May 1 taking part in another ancient ritual: Happy Hour.
The Chinese Lantern Festival will be celebrated February 28, ending Chinese Lunar New Year. The 15-day long Spring Festival will draw to a close.
My honorary daughter came to visit last weekend, a rare occurrence. I can thank the school break for Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year is almost upon us: February 14, 2010 will see the arrival of the Year of the Tiger.
China will celebrate National Day, or Guoqingjie, October 1. China turns 60.
June 1 is International Children’s Day, a calendar day widely celebrated in China. I don’t remember this holiday from my days as a child (although some would argue that I still indeed am a very big child.)
The remnants of firecrackers, in small Hunan, China village, on the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year. The new year is called Spring Festival.
As the Year of the Rat ends and the Year of the Ox begins do you wonder: Why is there a rat, a creature abhorred by most of civilization, in the Chinese zodiac?
Fireworks and firecrackers are an important (and fun) part of Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year.