How do Chinese people celebrate Qixi Festival?

Xinhuanet| 2017-08-28 16:54:54|Editor: ZD

Valentine's Day is for everyone, whether you have your sweetheart or not. Those who don't may feel the festive atmosphere as well. Anyway, nobody wants to miss this sweet day. China has her special valentine’s day for people in love.

The Qixi Festival is a Chinese festival that celebrates the annual meeting of the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. It falls on the seventh day of the 7th month on the Chinese calendar. It is sometimes called the Double Seventh Festival, the Chinese Valentine's Day, the Night of Sevens, or the Magpie Festival. It falls on August 28 this year.

Make beautiful floral arrangement

Women learn to make floral arrangement at a training class ahead of the Qixi Festival, or the Chinese Valentine's Day, in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

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