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Double Ninth Festival sees changes over the years

2018-10-17 09:21:33

The ninth day of the ninth month in the Chinese lunar calendar is a traditional Chinese festival — the Double Ninth Festival, or Chongyang Festival. In Chinese culture, nine has long been regarded as the number of yang, making the day of the festival one of two yang numbers, while “chong” in Chinese means double - thus creating the name of the festival, Chongyang.

Double Ninth Festival: Worship the gods and respect the elderly

2018-10-17 08:53:41

The ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar is a traditional Chinese festival, the Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Oct 17 this year.

Chongyang: Out with the old, in with the elderly

2018-10-17 07:30:00

Over 1,000 years ago, Chinese poet Wang Wei of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) wrote "I know my brothers would, with dogwood spray in hand, climb up mountain and miss me so far away"-to express his nostalgia during Chongyang Festival.

Battle Cold Dew season with Chinese pastry

2018-10-08 14:29:28

Cold Dew season gets its name from the dew which is about to become frost as the weather begins to get chilly.

Autumn through its hues and festivals

2018-09-24 08:54:25

Festivals in autumn are a window to Chinese culture and history

24 Solar Terms: 8 things you may not know about Autumn Equinox

2018-09-23 06:00:00

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Autumn Equinox, (Chinese: 秋分), the 16th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 23 and ends on Oct 7.

Traditions you may not know about Mid-Autumn Festival in China

2018-09-20 10:13:12

Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival in China after Chinese New Year. It's a time when families come together to appreciate the full moon and eat mooncakes during the festival. In fact, besides these two traditions, there are many others.

Culture Insider: Things you need to know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-20 13:54:59

As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, Mid-Autumn Festival, falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, Sept 24 this year.

How the world celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-19 14:59:10

Despite shared origin, the Mid-Autumn Festival has developed different customs in different countries. Let's see how people celebrate it in different regions.

Four legends you need to know about Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-19 14:15:53

Chinese are celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival on Monday - an annual festival that falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.

A thousand Chang'es in a thousand painters' eyes

2018-09-19 10:34:53

As the Mid-autumn Festival approaches, let's check out some stunning Chinese paintings which depict the same Chang'e in different styles.

This history of Mid-Autumn Festival: what you should know

2018-09-18 16:52:58

As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, September 24 this year.

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