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China Holidays

China Holidays

Holidays in China are bright and colorful events for which many tourists go on special tours around the country. In China, national and local, Chinese and borrowed holidays and festivals are celebrated. And since many holidays are tied to the lunar calendar, they do not cope every year on the same days..

Major holidays and festivals in China

  • Cherry Blossom Festival (Taiwan): every February in the village of Formosa, a holiday is held, during which you can not only enjoy the scent of flowers and the beauty of trees, but also see a light and music show (special lanterns are hung on the trees, which constantly change colors in the evening, creating color patterns).
  • Spring Festival: In January-February, the Chinese celebrate the Chinese New Year. On the eve of the holiday, everyone goes shopping, and the holiday itself is celebrated in the family circle, putting festive dishes on the table. In terms of street performances, there are various events for residents of Chinese cities, such as paper lantern exhibitions and dancing lions and dragons. The onset of the New Year symbolizes the defeat of the monster Nian (the Chinese scare him off with noise, light, red decorations). On holidays, the Chinese go to visit and visit temples..
  • Dragon Boat Festival: During the festival (it lasts 3 days), colorful boats stylized as dragons appear on the rivers of China. The main highlight of this event is the boat races.
  • International Kite Festival (April 20-25): A kite competition is organized during this period. In addition, if you wish, you can visit the Museum of Kites and attend a demonstration of their manufacture (demonstration master classes are conducted by Chinese masters).
  • International Confucius Festival (September-October, venue - Qufu city, Shandong province): at this time, anyone can participate in memorial rites, visit various exhibitions, houses-museums, temple and grove of Confucius, at the ancestral cemetery.

Event tourism in China

For everyone, a variety of excursion programs are organized, for example, involving a visit to the Shanghai History Museum, Yu-Yuan Garden of Joy, TV tower “Pearl of the East”, as well as a walk along the Nanjinglu shopping street. And pilgrims can go to Tibet for the Saga Dawa festival (May). At this time, the birthday, enlightenment and reincarnation of Buddha Shakyamuni is celebrated, as well as travels to Mount Kailash are made..

China is a repository of secrets, traditions and age-old wisdom. All this, as well as unique holidays, attract tourists from all over the world here..


  • China Holidays
  • China Holidays
  • China Holidays