China Festivals in August

China Festivals in August

By Kelly PangUpdated Oct. 2, 2021

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 Day — How to Celebrate China's Valentine's Day
Double Seventh Day — How to Celebrate China's Valentine's Day

Double Seventh Day falls on the 7th day of the 7th month of China's lunar calendar (around mid-August); that's why it is called Double Seventh Day. Known as China's Valentine's Day, it is a festival that has legendary links with romance and love in China.

Hungry Ghost Festival
Hungry Ghost Festival

In China, special customs for memorizing the dead are held on Qingming Festival and Hungry Ghost Festival. Hungry Ghost Festival is the most important festival in month seven of the lunar calendar for Chinese people. The date, lunar month 7 day 15, is around late August.

Qingdao International Beer Festival
Qingdao International Beer Festival

Co-sponsored by relevant state ministries/commissions and the People's Government of Qingdao City, Qingdao International Beer Festival was started in ...

Nagqu Horse Racing Festival
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival

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

Mountain Worship Festival
Mountain Worship Festival

Also known as Worshiping Mountain Festival, Zhuanshan Festival is held by Mosuo people living near the Hulu Lake of Lijiang on the 25th day of the 7th ...

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. ...

Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival
Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival

Held in Ziyuan County, Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival is popular among tourists for a day tour. You can take part in many fun activities: making water lanterns, floating water lanterns, watching the folk song competition, etc.

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