Chinese Festivals in Hong Kong by Barbara E. Ward

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ISBN 109622173047
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Book Description. Chinese festivals are deeply rooted in popular tradition and despite China's many changes they remain firmly established as part of the country's vibrant culture. Chinese Festivals introduces a representative selection of these celebrated traditions with full color illustrations, providing a flavor of the diversity /5(3).

Chinese Traditional Festivals, Featured Chinese Festivals. Chinese Festivals in Hong Kong Rich in tradition and history, Chinese Festivals are the life-blood of Chinese life and culture in Hong Kong. These are some of our favourite festivals where you can enjoy the parades, lion dances, wonderful foods, shiny decorations, noisy firecrackers.

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Ching Ming Festival is when families visit their ancestral graves to clean and leave offerings. Chinese New Year celebrations, Halloween bashes, arts and film festivals and sports tournaments - from the officially supported "M" Mark Events, to ancient and quirky local festivities, Hong Kong's year-round calendar of happenings blends East and West, tradition and modernity.

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. Chinese Festivals (In Hong Kong) 作者: Barbara E. Ward 出版社: China Books & Periodicals 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: 豆瓣评分Author: Barbara E.

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