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China Festivals in May

Chinese people celebrate a seemingly endless number of festivals during the course of a year. Have a look at all festivals celebrated in this month.

Beijing’s Daxing Watermelon Festival
Beijing’s Daxing Watermelon Festival

Daxing District, in Beijing's southern suburbs, pays homage to the watermelon every May 28 during the Daxing Watermelon Festival. Watermelons Compete ...

May. 28, 2015
to Jun. 01, 2015
Mother's Day in China
Mother's Day in China

Mother's Day in China falls on the second day of the fourth month of the lunar calendar every year, but it is generally celebrated on the second Sunday ...

May. 10, 2015
to May. 10, 2015
World Snooker China Open
World Snooker China Open

Venue: Beijing University Students Gymnasium The World Snooker China Open, a professional snooker tournament, is one of eight ranking tournaments confirmed ...

Jan. 05, 2015
to May. 04, 2015
Shanghai International Tea Culture Festival
Shanghai International Tea Culture Festival

The Shanghai International Tea Culture Festival is a famous cultural event in Shanghai. It has achieved international fame for the diffusion ...

May. 2015
The Shanghai International Music Festival
The Shanghai International Music Festival

The Shanghai International Music Festival was founded in 2001 as a way to celebrate music in all of its forms in China's largest city. It was created ...

May. 2015
Tianpeng Peony Fair in Chengdu
Tianpeng Peony Fair in Chengdu

Travelers with green thumbs or who just enjoy looking at beautiful flowers should head to the Tianpeng Peony Fair if they’re visiting southwest China ...

Mar. 28, 2015
to May. 12, 2015
Shixiang Lake Tulip Festival
Shixiang Lake Tulip Festival

Every year in March, the largest scale tulip festival in all of Asia is held in Shixiang Lake Sightseeing Area. Covering an area of 7,000 square ...

Mar. 2015
China International Sewing Machinery and Accessories Show
China International Sewing Machinery and Accessories Show

Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Center  China International Sewing Machinery & Accessories Show (CISMA) is the largest professional ...

May. 16, 2015
to May. 18, 2015
Sisters' Meals Festival
Sisters' Meals Festival

The Miao people are celebrating the Sisters' Meals festival. The Sisters' Meals festival is celebrated by the Miao ethnic people in southwestern China's ...

May. 03, 2015
to May. 05, 2015
Cham in Tshurpu Monastery
Cham in Tshurpu Monastery

The Cham in Tshurpu Monastery is held annually during the fourth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. It commemorates the famous Indian monk Padmasambhava, ...

May. 20, 2014
to May. 20, 2014
International Cartoon and Animation Festival, China
International Cartoon and Animation Festival, China

Drawing (pun not intended) the most famous names in the cartoon industry, the International Cartoon and Animation Festival, held in Hangzhou since ...

Apr. 28, 2015
to May. 03, 2015
Reincarnation and Transmigration of Buddhas Warrior Attendant
Reincarnation and Transmigration of Buddhas Warrior Attendant

Celebrated: May 2, 201 Buddha Warrior Attendant 4Location: LhasaIt’s said that Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, preached Paramadibuddha (one of Buddhist ...

May. 02, 2014
to May. 03, 2014
China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition
China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

Since the China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition was founded in 2003, independent brands and international brands have exhibited in it, ...

May. 16, 2015
to May. 18, 2015
Luoyang Peony Fair
Luoyang Peony Fair

Luoyang Peony Festival is very popular among Chinese tourists and peony enthusiasts the world over. Each year from mid-April to mid-May, the peonies ...

Apr. 01, 2015
to May. 05, 2015
Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival
Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival

Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival The Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival is held annually by the Zhuang ethnic group on the eighth day of the fourth ...

May. 25, 2015
to May. 25, 2015
China Crystal and Glass Product Fair
China Crystal and Glass Product Fair

Crystal glass is the most distinctive feature of Pujiang, and Pujiang is the largest distribution hub of crystal handicraft manufacturing. In the year ...

May. 2015
March Fair of the Bai Ethnic People
March Fair of the Bai Ethnic People

Also known as the Kwan-yin Fair, March Fair is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Bai Ethnic People in Dali in southwest China's Yunnan ...

May. 03, 2015
to May. 09, 2015
Dalian International Marathon
Dalian International Marathon

Venue: Gold Coast Nanhu Street, Dalian Golden Pebble Beach Overview Dalian International Marathon Race is one of the international standard marathon ...

May. 10, 2015
to May. 10, 2015
Dongyue Temple Fair
Dongyue Temple Fair

As an important part of Taishan Mountain culture, Dongyue Temple Fair is held on 3rd day of the 3rd lunar month each year, during which various activities ...

Mar. 31, 2015
to May. 07, 2015
Suzhou Immortal Day
Suzhou Immortal Day

Immortal Day is an ideal time for visitors to experience folk customs and culture, taste local snacks, and purchase local specialties of Suzhou. Various ...

May. 2015
Guizhou Azalea Festival
Guizhou Azalea Festival

Guizhou Azalea Festival is an annually events held at Jinpo village in Qianxi County, Guizhou, southwest of China from April 8 to 25th since 1993. In ...

Mar. 16, 2015
to May. 03, 2015
Beijing International Peach Blossom Music Festival
Beijing International Peach Blossom Music Festival

Beijing's Pinggu District is the world's largest peach blossom area which covers a land area of 220,000 mu (14,674 hectares). It was elected ...

Apr. 08, 2015
to May. 08, 2015
The Hong Kong “Tuen Ng” Dragon Boat Festival
The Hong Kong “Tuen Ng” Dragon Boat Festival

Colorfully decorated dragon boat One of the world's major concentrations of dragon boat races and other Tuen Ng Festival activities is annually in Hong ...

May. 2014
Longji Terraced Fields Plowing Festival
Longji Terraced Fields Plowing Festival

Longji Terraced Fields It's a traditional custom for people from Longji Ancient Zhuang Village of Longsheng Ge Autonomous County to hold the Plowing ...

May. 02, 2015
to May. 02, 2015