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Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations

The Mid-Autumn Festival is an occasion for family reunion. When the full moon rises, families get together to watch the full moon, eat moon cakes, and sing moon poems. With all these things together, the legend, the family, the full moon and the poems, one can’t help thinking this is really a perfect world. That [...]

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Shehuo

Shehuo is now one of the traditional shows for rural people of northern west of China to celebrate Chinese New Year (Spring Festival). The show consists of Gao Qiao (stilts- walking), Pao Han Chuan (boat rowing on the ground), dragon and lion dancing etc. The string players make up as local opera figures and move [...]

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The 60th Birthday

Traditionally, Chinese people do not pay a lot of attention to birthdays until they are 60 years old. The 60th birthday is regarded as a very important point of life and therefore there is often a big celebration. After that, a birthday celebration is held every ten years, that is the 70th, the 80th, etc, [...]

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