Tag: Calendar 2013

Nine Emperor Gods Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Joyous Welcome and Send off Celebration at the Nine Emperor Gods Festival When it happens: September 1 to 9 Where it happens: Singapore,Malaysia, Thailand,some parts of China. History: The Nine Emperor Gods refer to the nine sons of Emperor Father Xhou Yu Dou Fu Yuan Jun and Big Dipper Mother Dou Mu Yuan Jun, [...]

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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

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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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Quebec Winter Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Quebec Winter Carnival 2013 -  Carnaval de Québec When it happens: First half of February(February 1-17, 2013) Where it happens: Quebec City, Canada History: Feasting on the weeks leading up to the Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday has long been a religious tradition among devout believers in the Old World, in preparation for the 40-day [...]

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