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Legends of Ten Chinese Traditional Festivals

Zhan Tong.

Legends of Ten Chinese Traditional Festivals

by Zhan Tong.

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Published by Dolphin Books,China .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Festivals -- China.

  • Edition Notes

    Tr.fr.Chinese.

    StatementZhan Tong.
    ContributionsLi Shufen, Ed.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18876351M
    ISBN 107800515222

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Get this from a library. Legends of ten Chinese traditional festivals = Zhong Guo shi ge ji ri chuan shuo. [Tong Zhan] -- Describes ten Chinese traditional festivals: the Spring Festival, Lantern Festival, Dragon Head Festival, Clear and Bright Festival, Double NInth Day, Laba Festival, and Kitchen God Day.

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The most famous monkey in China is surely Sun Wukong. He is one of the main characters in a Chinese classic, The Journey to. These traditional festivals will really introduce you to life in China. There are annual events like Chinese New Year, the Lantern Festival, the Qingming (Tomb Sweeping) Festival, Double Seven Festival, and the Winter Solstice.

The festivals introduced here have been selected for their traditional Chinese : Cindy Tang. There is plenty to learn about the traditions, stories, and legends of Chinese New Year that also go hand-in-hand with lessons about friendship, sharing, family, and hope.

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Comments are turned : Homeschool Pop. Legends of Ten Chinese Traditional Festivals (Chinese/English edition) by He Wei, Li Shufen and Zhan Tang (Editors) Ten Chinese traditional festivals: the Spring Festival, Lantern Festival, Dragon Head Festival, Clear and Bright Festival, Double Ninth Day, Laba Festival and Kitchen God Day.

Each festival has a relevant story. Over years history has witnessed the creation of many Chinese traditional festivals. Chinese new year, Chinese mid-autumn festivals, dragon boat festival, many of them has a long history in China. According to their origins, China's festivals mainly fall into.

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Kui (夔). The Moon Festival, also called the Mid-Autumn Festival or Mid-Autumn Day, is second in importance only to the Spring Festival. It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month when the moon is believed to be the fullest and s of the family gather together for a reunion dinner and to appreciate the moon while eating moon-cakes of various flavors.

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However, the ancient Chinese calendar, on which the Chinese New Year is based, also functioned as a religious, dynastic and social guide.

Oracle bones inscribed with astronomical records indicate that the celebrations existed at least as early as 14th century BC, when the Shang Dynasty was in power, although some believe it started from as early as Emperor Yao and Shun (2, BC).