Articles in Holidays and Festivals

How to celebrate Chinese Lantern Festival?

Chinese Lantern Festival marks the end of Chinese New Year. Besides making lanterns, find out how Chinese people celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival.

7 Feb 2012
By Hutong School

Lantern Festival, St. Valentine’s Day and Oranges!

The Lantern Festival is sometimes regarded as the Chinese St. Valentine’s Day. Single women then write their number on oranges and throw them in the river.

3 Feb 2012
By Hutong School

How to celebrate Chinese New Year?

As an old Chinese proverb states: “All creations are reborn on new year’s day. It’s a celebration of change.” Read here how to celebrate Chinese New Year!

24 Jan 2012
By Hutong School

Happy New Year! Happy Year of the Dragon! Happy 2012! Happy 4710! …. Uh, what??

Happy Chinese New Year, AKA Lunar New Year! 2012 marks the year of the Dragon and like every year, Chinese New Year end with the Lantern Festival.

21 Jan 2012
By Hutong School

National Day of the People's Republic of China

The week-long break for the holiday known as guóqìng jié (国庆节) or National Day is around the corner, giving Chinese people a week off starting October 1st.

30 Sep 2011
By Hutong School

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival (Zhōngqiūjié, 中秋节) is upon us! It's time to come together with friends and family and offer loved ones moon cakes!

14 Sep 2011
By Hutong School