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Qiantang Tidal Bore Festival (Video)

The Weather Network reports on the annual tidal bore on the Qiantang river near Hangzhou, and the 150,000-strong festival crowds which gathered to watch: The entire event was captured on China’s Central Television and...

In China, a Moon Cake Makeover – Maureen Fan

The Washington Post: Workers strung red lanterns and spruced up parks across the city for Tuesday night’s celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, which for centuries has marked the end of harvest and the time in the lunar calendar when the moon is at its brightest. It is a time for family reunions, for moon-gazing and […]

Savvy Mooncake Sellers Make Big Use of the Internet – Xinhua

From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily: In the run-up to Mid-Autumn Festival, today, the war for mooncake sales is heating up in stores and restaurants. Meanwhile, a discount mooncake market is booming on the Internet, with the number of related posts hitting 551 on a Beijing sub-BBS alone. One advertiser surnamed Wu said, “Mid-Autumn Festival is […]

Video: How to Make Mooncakes

This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 25th. It is a tradition for Chinese people to buy mooncakes to celebrate the festival. Do you want to know how a chef make mooncakes? See below:

Photo: Water Festival in Shandong Province – Jongo News

On the second day of a three-day celebration of the New Year (according to the Dai calendar), Dai people along with visitors from other ethnic groups splash water on one another to bring good luck and drive away evil spirits. See more photos from Jongo News here.

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