Chinese Festivals and Events

China Festivals in February

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 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.

China's Lantern Festival 2021: Traditions, Activities, Places To Go
China's Lantern Festival 2021: Traditions, Activities, Places To Go

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.

Valentine's Day in China
Valentine's Day in China

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 ...

Beijing's Top 10 Temple Fairs - Popular at Chinese New Year
Beijing's Top 10 Temple Fairs - Popular at Chinese New Year

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 (Dates, Traditions, Animal Signs )
Chinese New Year (Dates, Traditions, Animal Signs )

Chinese New Year (within 15 days of February 12) 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.

Qinhuai International Lantern Festival
Qinhuai International Lantern Festival

Location: Nanjing at the Confucius Temple in Jiangsu ProvinceThis interesting festival has a long history. It was traditionally held between the Chinese ...

Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival
Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival

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.

The Hong Kong Arts Festival 2021
The Hong Kong Arts Festival 2021

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.

Lantern Festival in Chengdu
Lantern Festival in Chengdu

The Lantern Festival officially ends the Lunar New Year celebration in China. While the Lantern Festival is held throughout the country, one of the most ...

Zigong Lantern Festival
Zigong Lantern Festival

Zigong Lantern FestivalAs one of China's Historical and Cultural Cities, Zigong is called Lantern Town of the South Kingdom. Zigong Lantern Festival ...

The Lusheng Festival
The Lusheng 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.

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