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Chinese Elder Day

The Elder Day is the Double-Nine Festival, the 9th day of 9th lunar month. The Chinese called this festival Chong-Yang Jie. The new generation in China don’t celebrate this festival, because this is not a fun day for young people. So people forget the legend. The story of the Double-Nine Festival began in the Han [...]

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Chong Yang Festival

The "Chong Yang Festival", also as such known as the Double Ninth Festival, is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month. The festival can be traced back as early as the Warring States Period (475 – 221 BC). According to the yin/yang dichotomy which forms a basis to the Chinese world view, [...]

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