Tag Archives: Holidays

Public and National Holidays in China

China, obviously is a country whose government is not associated with any religion. In the past, buddhism and taoism were taking turns in influencing (at times, when the emperor himself was affiliated with a particular religion,  single-handedly deciding) the national policy, but that was all over and done with when the era of communism started Read More…

Chinese Calendar

Like everything else in China, the Chinese calendar is also super old (accounts differ: some say 2000 years ago, some 4500 years ago). In former times, this calendar was like an almanac, full of useful tips for farmers, as well as weather predictions and inauspicious or auspicious signs – the auspicious days can still be Read More…

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