As Tomb Sweeping Day draws near, here are eight traditional food people from different parts of China consume on the day.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms. The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分),as the fourth term of the year starts on March 20 and ends on April 3 this year.
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.
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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.