Chinese Festivals and Events

China Festivals in July

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.

Naadam Grassland Festival
Naadam Grassland Festival

The Naadam Grassland Festival is the premier summer event in Inner Mongolia, showcasing the skills and athletic prowess of the Mongol ethnic people.The ...

The Thangka Unveiling at Tashilhunpo in 2020
The Thangka Unveiling at Tashilhunpo in 2021

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.

Gyantse Horse Race Festival in 2020
Gyantse Horse Race Festival in 2021

Gyantse is an ancient town in Tibet, which was important in Tibetan history. Gyantse Horse Race Festival is the grandest festival in the region of Shigatse. People wear their characteristic ethnic costumes to attend the festival.

Qinghai Yushu Horse Racing Festival
Qinghai Yushu Horse Racing Festival

Horse Racing FestivalThe Qinghai Yushu Horse Racing Festival is a traditional festival that was held during the week of July 25 – August 1 every ...

The Hong Kong Book Fair
The Hong Kong Book Fair

Hong Kong Book Fair is one of the largest book fairs in Asia. Founded in 1990, it is organized annually in July by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to encourage people to read more.

The Dragon Canoe Festival of the Miao Ethnic People
The Dragon Canoe Festival of the Miao Ethnic People

Dragon Canoe Festival is one of the four important traditional festivals of the Miao people. Large-scale traditional activities are held during the festival, including dragon boat races, canoe races, and post-race events.

Shangri-la Horse Race Festival
Shangri-la Horse Race Festival

As a legal holiday and the most ceremonious traditional folk festival for the ethnic people living in Diqing, Shangri-la Horse Race Festival is held during ...

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