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  • Feng Shan

    2016-06-14

    Feng Shan is a kind of religious ritual that was conducted by China's ancient emperors on Mount Tai in Shandong province and Mount Song in Henan province. Mount Tai bore witness to the most ceremonies.

  • Dongyue Temple Fair

    2016-06-14

    The birthday of the Lord of Tai Mountain falls on the 28th day of the third month in Chinese calendar.

  • Shadow play

    2016-06-14

    Shadow play or shadow puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment that uses opaque, often intricately designed figures in front of an illuminated backdrop to to create the illusion of moving images.

  • Heavenly blessing day

    2016-06-14

    The eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese calendar is the birthday of Buddha. .

  • The Buddha Bath Day

    2016-06-14

    On the sixth day of the sixth month in the Chinese calendar, people place clothes and books out in the sun. 

  • Praying to gods at Mount Tai

    2016-06-14

    People often pray to the gods at Mount Tai for wealth, health and children.

  • Birthday of the Heavenly Queen

    2016-06-14

    The birthday of the a heavenly queen, said to live in the jade pool in the Kunlun Mountains and possess medicine that can make one immortal, is on the third day of the third month in the Chinese calendar.

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