Tag: Chinese calendar

China Calendar 2013

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

 China Calendar 2013 China is a sleeping giant that when awoken, could send the rest of the industrialized nations of the world a run for their money. China was China long before North America became Canada and USA, and it still is China. Celebrate this colorful, diverse and staggeringly vast country with their people as [...]

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Qi Xi -七夕节 2012-Chinese Valentine’s Day

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Qi Xi -七夕节 2012-Chinese Valentine’s Day 2012-Magpie Festival When: 7th day of the 7th lunar month(August 23rd 2012) Where: China History: The legend of Qi Xi (Seven Sisters Festival) originated during the Han Dynasty. Legend has it that a mortal cowherd, Niulang, fell in love with a fairy, Zhinu, who was also a skilled seamstress. [...]

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Duan Wu 2012 – the most awaited Duan Wu Festival

| June 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

Duan Wu 2012 – the most awaited Duan Wu Festival In Asia, most of the regional calendars are based upon lunar calendar. The Arab calendar includes months like Shahwal, Ramadan etc. Similarly, the Hindi calendar contains months like Har, Jaith etc. These calendars comprise of 29, 30 or 31 days depending upon the movement of [...]

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Ching Ming 2012 – paying homage to ancestors

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ching Ming 2012 – paying homage to ancestors Ching Ming is a Chinese word meaning neat, clear and bright. The Ching Ming Festival has many names such as brightness festival, ancestor day festival and Tomb Sweeping Day festival etc. On this day, Chinese visit the graves of their relatives and forefathers. They do this to [...]

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