What Is Qixi Festival? Why Do People Celebrate This?

Chinese couple
Chinese couple

The Qixi festival or Double seventh festival of China is well known as Chinese Valentine’s dayIt is one of the oldest traditional festivals in China. It is emanated from the romantic legend about a weaver girl and an Ox herd. It is celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th Chinese lunar month. There is not any national holiday for this fest. This is the oldest tradition and it is in significance since the Han dynasty of China.

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5 Cute Ways to Chinese Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Chinese Valentine’s Day
Chinese Valentine’s Day

 

Valentine’s day is a day of celebration of romance of love that people around the world do. On February 14th people’s expressing their love, affection, and friendship to your loved ones. Having a Valentine date with candlelight dinner with your girlfriend and prepare a small event for her is a common thing to do. This loving day is also used to propose to their lover. Many people celebrate this day by giving their loved one a gift.

Greeting cards, a bouquet of flowers, and chocolates are always everyone’s choices. Even though you are single now, you can celebrate valentine’s day with your family and your best friend. Shopping and eating at restaurants that have never been visited with the family is also a way to spend Valentine’s Day. You can do something fun with your best friend, like goes on a trip, watching movies, and cooking together.

Different from other countries, China is known to have more than one valentine’s day a year. People say that expressing your love, affection, and friendship can be done every day. But, there is seven valentine’s day in China to celebrate. They are celebrating each of valentine’s day with the warmth of love.

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