Hong Kong Festivals
Hong Kong Festivals – Talking about China reminds many people of their happy and colorful celebrations. People who celebrate every excuse for being happy and all together make different days different from other days of the year. Hong Kong festival are very different. The city is heavily influenced by Western culture, as evidenced by the Hong Kong festival.
Hong Kong Festivals – February
Undoubtedly, one of the most important festivals in Hong Kong and throughout China is the Chinese New Year. Large Chinese populations live in different parts of the world today, which is why this happy holiday is celebrated in more than a quarter of the world. This celebration of 2019 was held in February, but due to the lunar calendar of China and several other factors, there is no specific time. In fact, they are celebrating their first lunar month and it is a good time to travel to Hong Kong and participate in the colorful Chinese festival. In China, before the New Year, they clean the whole house carefully and get ready for happiness in the new year. To be. All houses, buildings, and streets are decorated with red decorative objects during the New Year celebration. The main color for decoration in this ceremony is red; Because the Chinese believe that red is an auspicious color
The happy celebration continues until the next 15 days, that is, for 15 uninterrupted days, you will witness interesting ceremonies such as the dragon dance, the lion dance and plays about the marriage of a member of the imperial family. Like any other festival, this one of Hong Kong’s festivals is full of delicious and attractive food. Some of these traditional products are for the New Year and you can not taste them on other days of the year. Each of the 15 days of celebration has its own name and program and more than 1 billion people from all over the world come to watch these happy celebrations. And travel colorful. Of course, its closing is also very glorious. On the fifteenth day, the people of Hong Kong and China light candles in front of their houses and take to the streets with the lantern in hand. In the past, lanterns were simple and only the aristocracy had ornate lanterns, but in recent years arithmetic lanterns have become more colorful and form very spectacular views.
Happy Lantern Celebration
This celebration dates back to more than 2000 years ago and the time of the Han Empire. Disneyland Hong Kong also participates in the New Year celebrations with all its characters. But one of the other Hong Kong festivals you probably would not think of is Valentine’s Day. The day when lovers sit in the harbor watching the sunset. But the best time to visit Hong Kong for art lovers is late February. The Hong Kong Art Festival has been running since the 1970s with the aim of showcasing local art and introducing new talent. The main sections of the festival are drama, international music, Western and Chinese classical music, and Chinese opera. Famous people who have worked here include Kevin Spacey, the Bavarian Opera, Shakespeare’s Royal Company, and the Paris Ballet. Modern art has also gained a special place in this festival.
The festivals of February, but not all, the festival of wishes (which of course is part of the New Year celebration festival) is also very lovable. People go to Lam Tsuen to wish for the new year. In fact, if you do not have the opportunity to be in Hong Kong all the time, this is a good time to start. You will see a colorful mix of dancing lions and dragons and trees carrying wishes. Write your wish with your name and date of birth on red or gold paper, tie it with string and the other side of the string. Tie to orange. You throw it to a strong branch and it hangs there to fulfill your wish.
The festival (Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair) begins with a morning walk, dancing lions and dragons over 150 meters long, giving you the chance to immerse yourself in the cheerful and colorful local traditions of Hong Kong festival. . This celebration is held only one day and lasts from 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM. If you book food online, you can also enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine.
Teen Howe was born on April 27. In the past, Hong Kong’s main industry was fishing, and Teen Howe was a staunch defender of them, which is why it is so important at Hong Kong festival. Happy and colorful celebrations are held in more than 60 places. It is one of the most famous and ancient
Cheung Chau Bun
In fact, this is one of the festivals in Hong Kong belonging to Cheong Chao Island, which is one of the tourist attractions of the region, where the birth of the Buddha is celebrated and the people of the island celebrate it with great enthusiasm every year. Of course, thousands of tourists from all over the world travel to Hong Kong to participate in this festival. It is interesting to know that eating cake is an important part of this festival. So much so that in 2017 it was estimated that about 60,000 cakes were eaten by the festival participants! Some of these cakes are also used for decoration and provide a colorful and happy atmosphere for an ideal holiday in Hong Kong.
It is held every year from May 5 to 9, the lunar calendar, and a series of traditional celebrations, lion dances and daily walks are performed. This celebration dates back to the Qing Dynasty. At that time, the plague had cut off the people and in this way they wanted to stop the progression of the disease. Another happy program this month is the Le French Festival, which is held by the French Embassy in Hong Kong. Their goal is to make French culture and art famous among the Chinese people. Visual arts, opera, classical and contemporary music and even cinema are different parts of this fascinating festival in Hong Kong. In 2012, some of Picasso’s paintings were exhibited at the festival and were visited by more than 300,000 people. However, seeing French art in the beautiful city of Hong Kong is one of those rare events. It will be held from May 1 to June 30.