Celebrating Chinese Festivals: A Collection of Holiday Tales, Poems, and Activities
Children around the world love to celebrate holidays and festivals, whatever the occasion. In China, there is always a celebration to look forward to right around the corner! Celebrating Chinese Festivals presents the most important and celebrated festivals of China, explaining the traditions, foods, activities and special customs that go with them. Learn all about the Chinese New Year, with fireworks at midnight, lion dancing and visiting with family members; the Lantern Festival, a parade of lanterns to celebrate the first full moon; the Dragon Boat Festival, full of dragon boat racing and lots of zongzi to eat; the Festival of the Cow Herder and the Weaving Maiden, a romantic story of the origin of Chinese Valentine's Day; and many more!