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China Festivals in August

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.

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 ...

Aug. 11, 2019 to Aug. 25, 2019
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.

Aug. 07, 2019 to Aug. 07, 2019
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.

Aug. 15, 2019 to Aug. 15, 2019
Ganden Thangka Festival in 2019
Ganden Thangka Festival in 2019

Ganden Thangka Festival is an important annual festival at the ancient Ganden Monastery. On the ninth day of the sixth month of the Tibetan calendar, people circle the ruins of the temple, enter inside to view the Buddha thangka (tapestry), pray, and get blessed.

Aug. 15, 2019 to Aug. 15, 2019
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival in 2019
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival in 2019

The Tibetan (Zang) ethnicity has a special emotional connection with horses, as do most nomadic peoples of the world. Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the greatest and grandest festival in Northern Tibet. If you are planning a Tibet tour in summer, you shouldn’t miss it.

Aug. 01, 2019 to Aug. 01, 2019
Mountain Worship Festival
Mountain Worship Festival

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

Aug. 25, 2019 to Aug. 25, 2019
Qinghai Yushu Horse Racing Festival
Qinghai Yushu Horse Racing Festival

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

Jul. 25, 2019 to Aug. 01, 2019
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. ...

Aug. 01, 2019 to Aug. 15, 2019
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.

Aug. 13, 2019 to Aug. 14, 2019