Valentine’s day in China

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Qi Xi Festival in China is actually referred to as Chinese Valentine’s Day. It takes place on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar. The festival celebrates a nearly 2,000-year-old fairy tale originating from the Han Dynasty. This year the Qi Xi festival will be celebrated on the 17th of August.

Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year, Spring Festival or Lunar New Year is a festival is celebrated for 15 days unlike the western new year. It’s an old traditional festival where it is truly about starting the year fresh and to honor deities and ancestors. This year, 2018 Chinese New Year is celebrated on February the 16th. This year [..Read more..]

Shanghai Disney Resort (Halloween)

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Shanghai Disney was opened in June 2016. It is located in Pudong and there’s even a special metro station near the entrance completely in Disney style. Disney belongs 57% to Shanghai Sendi group, which is part of the government. This means that Disney was decorated with Chinese influences like a wall with the Chinese zodiac [..Read more..]

Halloween in China

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In China the way of celebrating Halloween the western way has become much larger every year. This is mostly due to the influx of expats in large cities as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Most of the Chinese that celebrate Halloween are only celebrating it because they’re friends with expats or they really enjoy the nightlife [..Read more..]