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China Festivals in January

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.

Top 4 Romantic Legends about Chinese Valentine’s Day
Top 4 Romantic Legends about Chinese Valentine’s Day

Chinese Valentine's Day is a traditional festival to express peoples' love for each other. In China, there are many touching love stories that have ...

Saga Dawa Festival in 2019
Saga Dawa Festival in 2019

Saga Dawa Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar. This festival honors the whole life of Shakyamuni Buddha. Massive activities, including going to temples, praying, and lighting plenty of butter lamps, are held.

The Thangka Unveiling at Tashilhunpo in 2019
The Thangka Unveiling at Tashilhunpo in 2019

As the political, economic, and cultural center of the Tibetan religion, there are many religious festivals held in Lhasa. The Thangka Unveiling at Tashilhunpo Monastery is one of them. It is a Thangka worship festival where huge Thangkas (Buddhist tapestries) are displayed.

Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival
Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival

Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival is a smaller version of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, held from mid-January to the end of February. The theme changes every year, but tourists always have the chance to see massive, interesting, beautiful, and spectacular ice sculptures.

Jan. 20, 2019 to Mar. 01, 2019
Dongba Fair
Dongba Fair

Every year, on the fifth day of the third lunar month, the annual Dongba Fair is held in Lijiang Jade Water Village, a settlement of the Naxi minority. ...

Xiamen International Marathon
Xiamen International Marathon

The Xiamen International Marathon is an annual marathon race held in the coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, the People’s Republic of China. ...

Jan. 06, 2019 to Jan. 06, 2019
Beijing 798 Art Festival
Beijing 798 Art Festival

798 Art Zone, located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, is a cultural and creative industry district. When the grand 798 Art Festival is held inside it, it has become a place you have to visit in Beijing. The date for the festival varies, but is normally at the end of September.

Sep. 2019
The 7 Best Places to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Shanghai
The 7 Best Places to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Shanghai

If you happen to be in Shanghai, or are planning to visit Shanghai during Mid-Autumn Festival, you shouldn’t miss these seven places to experience the unique local customs of Shanghai.