1. Chinese Valentine’s Day

    You may be surprised to find out that China celebrates two Valentine's days. The seventh day of the seventh month of the Chinese calendar (usually sometime in August) is a romantic holiday known as both Qi Xi Jie (seventh evening festival) and Chinese Valentine's Day. Like many Chinese holidays, t…Read More

  2. Dragon Boat Festival

    Happy Dragon Boat Festival aka Duan Wu Jie! Perhaps the best part of this holiday is the fact that most companies are closed Thursday and Friday so we all have a three day weekend (although they will re-open on Sunday). China has quite a few national holidays and it takes quite a while to learn th…Read More

  3. China’s Lantern Festival

    The very last day of Spring Festival is a holiday all of its own, Lantern Festival. This festival marks the fifteenth day of the first month of the new lunar year and is the first day of the new lunar year that the moon is completely round. The most popular activity to do during Lantern Festival is…Read More

  4. 11.11 – Two Holidays in One

    What do you get when you combine the craziness of Black Friday with the online ease of Cyber Monday? China’s November 11 e-shopping holiday! After starting in 2009 with only 27 participating stores, there are now over 40,000 merchants who participate and sell millions of products. Product offerin…Read More