Festival


When Valentine’s Day meets Lantern Festival

Red hearts, red roses, and pink decorations have already invaded the world. Yes, Valentine’s Day is approaching, according to the Gregorian calendar used in the West. The Lantern Festival, in turn, is celebrated on January 15th of the Chinese lunar calendar and officially marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. Something worth noting this year is that Valentine’s Day and the Lantern Festival fall on the same day this year, February the 14th.


When Valentine’s Day meets Lantern Festival

Red hearts, red roses, and pink decorations have already invaded the world. Yes, Valentine’s Day is approaching, according to the Gregorian calendar used in the West. The Lantern Festival, in turn, is celebrated on January 15th of the Chinese lunar calendar and officially marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. Something worth noting this year is that Valentine’s Day and the Lantern Festival fall on the same day this year, February the 14th.


Butter lamps light up Buddhist festival in Tibet

A resident lights butter lamps nearby the Jokhang Temple on Friday night in Lhasa,capital of Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region. Among the most popular occasions in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region,the one-day festival is always held on the 25th of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar r. The religious festival has become a particular favorite of monasteries of the Gelukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism m.


Enjoy “Songzhuang style” this autumn

The Eighth Culture and Art Festival of Songzhuang kicked off on Oct. This year’s festival offers visitors the opportunity to understand the development of Songzhuang over the past 20 years,since the artists originally residing in the Artists Village at the Old Summer Palace moved to the area in 1994 4.A special exhibition–‘WE:1994-2013–The 20th Anniversary Collective Exhibition of China Song Zhuang Artists’–will be held at the Songzhuang Art Museum from Oct.


International festival shows noted magicians performing, competing

4(net)–Noted magicians from all over the world will compete and showcase their skills on stage at the 8th Shanghai International Magic Festival&Competition,a program of the 15th China Shanghai International Arts Festival l. Award-winning French magicians Kenris&Aurelia will stage an artistic program of illusions,a mix of magic and tango o.