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Nationwide activities to mark Seniors' Day

2017-10-27 14:56:55

The ninth day of the ninth lunar month marks the traditional Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Saturday this year. As Double Ninth Festival is also the Seniors' Day in China, many events will be held across the country to pay respect to the elderly people.

Dunhuang murals show ancient traditions of Chongyang Festival

2017-10-25 13:52:46

The Dunhuang Research Academy has released a batch of Dunhuang murals showing the ancient folk scene of the Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Oct 28 this year.

24 Solar Terms: Frost's Descent

2017-10-23 14:18:26


Frost's Descent: Time to say goodbye to autumn

2017-10-23 10:18:56

Monday marks the beginning of Shuangjiang or “frost's descent” in English, the 18th of 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar.

24 Solar Terms: Cold Dew

2017-10-09 14:07:21


Stuff you should know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2017-10-05 09:36:05

Stuff you should know about Mid-Autumn Festival

Mosuo people celebrate Mountain Worship Festival

2017-09-20 10:20:17

The Mosuo people living by Lugu Lake celebrated Wagua (also known as zhuanshanjie) in Southwest China's Yunnan province, on Sept 15.

24 Solar Terms: White Dew

2017-09-07 09:34:38

24 Solar Terms: White Dew

24 Solar Terms: 10 things you may not know about White Dew

2017-09-07 09:47:06

The traditional Chinese Lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. White Dew, the 15th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 7 and ends on Sept 22.

Traditional Mongolian festival Nadam held in Hohhot

2017-09-01 14:08:30

Contestants perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Aug 31, 2017.

24 Solar Terms: End of Heat

2017-08-29 08:51:36

24 Solar Terms: Start of Autumn

2017-08-07 08:45:15

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