As Feb 26 marks the Tibetan New Year, Tibetan people in China have prepared "Qie Ma" to embrace the New Year celebration, which is an auspicious sculpture made of wooden buckets with kernel cakes inside.
Lantern Festival is one of the festivals that provided ancient Chinese single young men and women a chance to meet and get to know each other. On the night of that day, unmarried men and women would meet at the flower fair and lantern-decorated street.
Since the Year of the Rooster will be longer than usual, starting on January 28, 2017, and ending on February 16, 2018, it will include two versions of the "Start of Spring", with the second one falling on Feb 4, 2018.
Video: Flash mob celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year
Fireworks play an important part of CNY celebrations.
The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the traditional festivals of China. On the fifth day of the fifth month on the lunar calendar, people join the dragon boat races and eat Zongzi, a kind of sticky rice dumplings. This has been a tradition for thousands of years.
CNY is Chinese New Year. This year it falls on January 27 according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
2017's zodiac animal is a domestic fowl that we consume without giving it much thought.
Worshippers celebrate the Fairy's Day at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, Dec 13, 2016. The annual event commemorating Buddha Aleanterre Brahm falls on the 15th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar every year.