Chinese Holidays



Dongzhi Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival

Winter starts off with a bang at China’s Dong Zhi Winter Solstice Festival. This family and food-centric ritual celebration is a great time to see the country’s history and culture in action.

Chinese New Year Fireworks

Chinese New Year

Bust out some red duds, grab a lantern and toast the Chinese New Year in style.

Fireworks during Tet

Tet Vietnamese New Year

Tet is the common name for the Vietnamese New Year (Vietnamese: Tết Nguyên Đán). It is by far the country’s most important holiday, and is a bit like combining Christmas, New Year’s, and your birthday into one celebration. Like Chinese New Year, Tet takes place on the first day of the first month of the […]

Lantern Festival

China’s Lantern Festival

On the last day of Chinese New Year, the entire country lights up for the famed Lantern Festival. Learn all about this this luminous celebration.

Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival

Boracay Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Boracay Island Paddlers Association, in collaboration with the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation, introduced the festival in 2007 and held every year since then, during the peak of summer.

Lotus Lantern Festival

Lotus Lantern Festival in Seoul (Yeon Deung Hoe)

For three glorious days in May, when the Buddha turns a year older, Korea pulls out all the stops and throws the best birthday party ever.  

Mid-Autumn Festival in China

The Mid-Autumn Mooncake Festival

Better known by its more imaginative moniker of the Mooncake Festival for millions of Chinese across Asia the Mid-Autumn Festival is a big deal, second only to Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.

Dongzhi Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival

Winter starts off with a bang at China’s Dong Zhi Winter Solstice Festival. This family and food-centric ritual celebration is a great time to see the country’s history and culture in action.

Dongzhi Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival

Winter starts off with a bang at China’s Dong Zhi Winter Solstice Festival. This family and food-centric ritual celebration is a great time to see the country’s history and culture in action.