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Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012  When: 15th day of the seventh lunar month( Falls August 31st in 2012) Where: China, with variations in Japan, Viet Nam, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia History: The Chung Yuan (Hungry Ghost Festival) has Buddhist origins from India but later took on Chinese cultural references. A Buddhist monk, Mahāmaudgalyāyana, who [...]

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Mid-Autumn Mooncake Festival 2012, Singapore

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mid Autumn Festival/Mooncake Festival 2012, Singapore When: October 2012 Where: Singapore,China,Malaysia,Vietnam Other Names:Moon Festival,Lantern Festival,Peh Goeh Cheh (八月節) Mid-autumn/Mooncake Festival, Singapore is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eight month in the lunar capital. It is celebrated every year when the moon shines on its brightest. It is also known as “zhong [...]

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