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Qingdao International Beer Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bottoms up! In Qingdao International Beer Festival When it happens: August 11 to 27 Where it happens: Qingdao International Beer City, China History: According to the official website, Qingdao International Beer Festival integrates culture, business, trading activities, tourism, and sports. Its slogan is “Qingdao – Ganbei with the World”. It began in 1991 and has [...]

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Renri

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Very Happy Birthday on Renri When it happens: January 7 Where it happens: China and other regions influenced by the Chinese culture History: According to Dong Xun of the Jin Dynasty, different animals were created on seven days. On the seventh day, humans were created. Hence, the tradition of the birthday of humans known [...]

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Yi Torch Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Light up your Torches at the Torch Festival / Fire Festival When it happens: June 24 to 25 Where it happen: China History: According to some experts, the origin of Torch Festival (火把节)originated during ancient times based on the calendar of the Bai and Yi people. The calendar includes 10 months with 36 days in [...]

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Harbin Ice Lantern Festival China 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Harbin Ice Lantern Festival China 2013 When it happens: January to February(Expected to start from January 5th 2013) Where it happens: Heilongjiang Province, China History: The most north-easterly portion of the Chinese mainland is right on the Russian border, which means that its climate is not that far off from frigid Siberia. Winters are unusually [...]

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Qingming Festival – 清明节 2013

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Celebrating the Dead during the Qingming Festival  Qingming Festival – 清明节 2013 When it happens: April 4 2013 Where it happens: China History: The Qingming Festival is based on the story of a man names Jie Zitui. Jie Zitui is a faithful servant of Duke Wen. He even prepared his master a meat soup made [...]

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