Chinese Festivals,Traditions,Customs and Rituals
This book introduces Chinese festivals. Festivals are an important carrier of Chinese national spirit and emotion. Festival culture deeply rooted in the people, with strong and fresh vitality, after years of change, has gradually become a precious heritage of the splendid culture of the Chinese nation. Some important traditional festivals, especially the Spring Festival, Tomb-sweeping Day, Dragon Boat Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival, are still widely followed by the people. There are New Year's Day, Women's Day on March 8th, Arbor Day, May Day, Youth Day on May 4th, Children's Day on June 1st, Army Day on August 1st, Teachers' Day and National Day. There are many ethnic groups in China, and many ethnic minorities have various festivals and customs, such as the Tibetan New Year and Shoton Festival of the Tibetan Calendar, eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha of the Uyghur, Nadam Festival of the Mongolian, Water-splashing Festival of the Dai, and Torch Festival of the Yi.