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China Festivals in August

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.

Double Seventh Festival
Double Seventh Festival

The Qixi Festival, also known as the Double Seventh Day or Chinese Valentine's Day. It falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. It is also ...

Aug. 20, 2015
to Aug. 20, 2015
Hungry Ghost Festival
Hungry Ghost Festival

People are worshiping ancestors. Like people all over the world, the Chinese have special customs regarding dead people and their ghosts that are thousands ...

Aug. 10, 2014
to Aug. 10, 2014
Beijing International Beer Festival
Beijing International Beer Festival

The festival aims at offering an opportunity for people to enjoy the fun of drinking beer and carnivals like the Munich Oktoberfest, so the organizers ...

Jul. 17, 2015
to Aug. 15, 2015
The Ongkor Festival
The Ongkor Festival

People are celebrating the Ongkor Festival The Ongkor Festival or Bumper Harvest Festival, as it is also known, takes place in late summer when crops ...

Aug. 26, 2014
to Sep. 25, 2014
Ganden Thangka Festival
Ganden Thangka Festival

The Ganden Thangka Festival is an important festival at the old Ganden Monastery that was the leading monastery of the Geluk tradition of Tibet. ...

Aug. 01, 2015
to Aug. 01, 2015
Tibet Shoton Festival
Tibet Shoton Festival

The Shoton Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals in Tibet. It celebrates eating yogurt, the Tibetan monks who end their season ...

Aug. 14, 2015
to Aug. 14, 2015
Dong Ethnic People Bull Fighting Festival
Dong Ethnic People Bull Fighting Festival

Many of the 70 Dong villages in the Miao & Dong Autonomous Prefecture in southeastern Guizhou hold bullfight competitions in late January or early ...

Aug. 2015
Guangzhou Lotus Flower Festival
Guangzhou Lotus Flower Festival

Tourists looking to experience the beauty of nature should not miss the Lotus Flower Festival, which is celebrated each August at Lotus Blossom Hill ...

Jun. 2015
South China Book Festival
South China Book Festival

South China Book Festival, a cultural feast for book-lovers, is a teenager-oriented exhibition to foster people's reading habits in daily life. It's ...

Aug. 15, 2015
to Aug. 21, 2015
Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival
Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival

Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival is one of the popular festivals for a local day tour. It is held in Ziyuan County ...

Aug. 07, 2015
to Aug. 09, 2015
The Naxi Torch Festival
The Naxi Torch Festival

The minority peoples of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces bring new meaning to the old song lyrics, "there'll be a hot time in the old town tonight," as ...

Aug. 08, 2015
to Aug. 10, 2015
Tongren shaman Festival
Tongren shaman Festival

Tongren Shaman Festival is celebrated by the Tibetan and Tu ethnic minorities in the villages of Tongren County in western China's Qinghai Province, ...

Aug. 01, 2015
to Aug. 09, 2015
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival

Nagqu Horse Racing Festival The Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the grandest annual event in northern China's Nagqu Prefecture, the largest prefecture ...

Aug. 10, 2015
to Aug. 10, 2015
Qingdao International Beer Festival
Qingdao International Beer Festival

People are celebrating Qingdao International Beer Festival. Co-sponsored by relevant state ministries/commissions and the People's Government of Qingdao ...

Aug. 08, 2015
to Aug. 23, 2015
Dalian Beer Festival
Dalian Beer Festival

Dalian Beer Festival's opening ceremony will start at 7.30 pm on July 28th at Huabiao center stage, Xinghai Square, and will last 30 minutes. Activities ...

Jul. 24, 2015
to Aug. 04, 2015
Xinjiang Grape Festival
Xinjiang Grape Festival

The grape harvest on Xinjiang Grape Festival Grape cultivation in the world-famous city of Turpan dates back to more than 2,000 years ago. Of the 100-odd ...

Aug. 20, 2015
to Sep. 05, 2015
China Sichuan Emei International Wushu Festival
China Sichuan Emei International Wushu Festival

The festival is held Mt Emei and Leshan Grand Buddha scenic area, which is believed to be the cradle of Emei Wushu. China Sichuan Emei International ...

Aug. 2015
Litang Horse Racing Festival
Litang Horse Racing Festival

The Litang Horse Racing Festival is a traditional festival that was held August 1 every year in high-elevation Litang County in eastern Sichuan Province. ...

Aug. 2015
Labrang Thangka Festival
Labrang Thangka Festival

The Labrang Thangka Festival is an important festival at the old Labrang Monastery that was one of the six leading monasteries of the Geluk tradition ...

Aug. 17, 2015
to Aug. 17, 2015
Guilin Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival
Guilin Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival

Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival is held in Baizhuping New Village on the 6th of the sixth Chinese lunar month each year, during which time ...

Jul. 16, 2015
to Aug. 13, 2015
Xing’an Grape Festival ∧Guilin Rice Noodle Festival
Xing’an Grape Festival &and Guilin Rice Noodle Festival

Themed as "Walking into the Beautiful Xing'an and Enjoying Grapes and a Rice Noodle Feast', Xing'an Grape Festival and Guilin Rice Noodle Festival ...

Aug. 18, 2015
to Aug. 31, 2015
Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival
Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival

Themed as "River Lanterns Sending Best Wishes and Mountain Songs Expressing Harmony" and held by the shore of Zijiang River, the Ziyuan Traditional ...

Aug. 28, 2015
to Aug. 28, 2015