What are the traditional Chinese Festivals?

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When we talk about the Chinese traditional festivals, we should know they are based on 农历 Chinese calendar, not based on Gregorian Calender. And also what I'm here talking about only covers Han Chinese.

Due to the big land territory, the heritages of tradition and customs have regional differences from South to North, from East to West.

So here are some national-wide festivals from tradition.

春节 Chinese New Year
Most important festival to Chinese, it's time for familiy members to reunite at the very days of end of the last year and begin of the new year.
traditional activities of Chinese New Year in Beijing

元宵节 Lantern Festival
It's the first day we get a full moon in the new year.

清明节 Qingming Festival
The Qingming or Ching Ming festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English (sometimes also called Chinese Memorial Day or Ancestors' Day),is a traditional Chinese festival observed by the Han Chinese and the Chitty of Malaysia and Singapore. It falls on the first day of the fifth solar term of the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. This makes it the 15th day after the Spring Equinox, either 4 or 5 April in a given year.During Qingming, Chinese families visit the tombs of their ancestors to clean the gravesites, pray to their ancestors, and make ritual offerings. Offerings would typically include traditional food dishes, and the burning of joss sticks and joss paper. The holiday recognizes the traditional reverence of one's ancestors in Chinese culture.
 
端午节 Dragon Boat Festival
The Duanwu Festival, also often known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source of the festival's alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival.The Chinese calendar is lunisolar, so the date of the festival varies from year to year on the Gregorian calendar. In 2016, it occurred on 9 June; in 2017, on 30 May; and in 2018, on 18 June.
 
中秋节 Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival celebrated notably by the Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late September to early October of the Gregorian calendar with a full moon at night.
 
重阳节 Double Ninth Festival
Basically, it's now a day for old parents or grandparents or other old family members. It has different meaning with its origination. It was also a memorial day in the ancient time.

除夕 Chinese New Year's Eve
It's the very last day of a year. It's often call 大年三十, what people do in this day have rigional differences.

Some ethnic minorities also share the same calendar and festivals with Han Chinese. Besides festivals showed above, there are many other traditional Chinese festivals, and it's used to national-wide but not any more.

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