Impressions of business fairs may pop up in people's minds when they hear of festivals and events in Guangzhou. Guangzhou is a old and cultural city, in which old tradition has been well preserved and followed. The fact is that its booming industry shadows its historical glory. Traditional festivals are celebrated in a less known way, along with international trade fairs.
Guangzhou Festivals and Events List
If you happen to be in Guangzhou, or you are going to spend a vacation in Guangzhou during the Mid-Autumn Festival, you should check out this article. Four interesting customs and six best places in Guangzhou to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival are listed. Read more
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. Read more
Polo Birth Temple Fair has been one of the largest folk fairs in China since about 1,900 years ago. It is a temple fair linked with an interesting legend of a magic rooster called Polo. People who go to the fair can buy a paper Polo chicken. Read more
Christmas is not a Mainland China holiday, so people still have to work at Christmas. However, with about 200,000 Africans and hundreds of thousands of other foreigners, Christmas is more and more popularly celebrated. Read more
From the Song Dynasty (960–1279), there has been a custom for people in Yangjiang to fly a kite on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month. Since it was officially founded in 1992, it has attracted 10,000 kite-lovers from all over the world to participate each year. Read more