China Festivals in February
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.
The Lantern Festival is traditionally the last day of the Chinese New Year period. It became a festival about 2,000 years ago. Billions of lanterns and giant lantern and drone displays makes the time festive.
It is really difficult to confirm the exact time when Western Valentine’s Day was introduced into China. However, Western Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated ...
Traditional temple fairs are an important Chinese custom that are often held around the temples during Chinese New Year (in late January or February). Many people go to the temple fairs for ritual praying, snacks, and buying crafts. It is a great chance to get close to traditional Chinese culture.
Chinese New Year (within 15 days of February 5) is also called Spring Festival. It is the most important festival to Chinese people. Many activities are held to celebrate the festival, such as dragon dances, setting off firecrackers, making dumplings, etc.
Location: Nanjing at the Confucius Temple in Jiangsu Province This interesting festival has a long history. It was traditionally held between the Chinese ...
The Bird’s Nest Ice and Snow Festival, using the Beijing Olympics’ National Stadium as its main festival area, attracts millions of tourists every January and February. It is a Disney princess themed festival, designed by the National Stadium and Disney.
In January, Yuyuantan Park hold its annual ice and snow festival, which is becoming larger each year. The festival provides many traditional and interesting winter activities like snow sledding, a maze, snow transporters, and a children’s world for visitors.
Massive ice sculptures in Harbin The annual Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is Harbin's main tourist highlight. It is the world's biggest winter festival. ...
The Hong Kong Art Festival has proved to be a unique yearly cultural feast for local and international tastes since it was founded in 1973. Numerous world-class music and dance performances are shown during the festival.
Zigong Lantern Festival As one of China's Historical and Cultural Cities, Zigong is called "Lantern Town of the South Kingdom". Zigong Lantern Festival ...
The lusheng is a traditional Chinese reed instrument. Lusheng Festival in Kaili, Guizhou is the most influential and grandest of the Miao ethnicity festivals. The girls dress up in their best costumes and symbolic silver headdresses, while the boys carry their lusheng to play at the Lusheng Stadium.
Guangzhou, also known as “Flower City”, holds a yearly Spring Festival Flower Fair that attracts millions of people from home and abroad. The streets are decorated with numerous fragrant and beautiful flowers.
Chinese New Year (falling in January/February) is the most important festival for Chinese, and a good chance for foreigners to get first-hand experience of traditional Chinese culture. Shanghai has its own distinctive activities during Chinese New Year.