The Dong Zhi Festival, also known as Winter Solstice Festival, occurs every year on December 21 or 22 celebrating the year’s turning point toward spring. This holiday’s main idea is to enjoy a good meal with family and friends. The festival is observed by the Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans during the winter solstice. This year, Dong... Continue Reading →

The Winter Solstice (冬至 [dōng zhì]) is at the time when the northern pole is farthest from the sun. Usually, it is a day that could fall on any day from December 21st to 23rd. The Winter Solstice in 2019 is on December 22. History of the Chinese Winter Solstice Festival In Zhou (1046–256 BC)... Continue Reading →

HAPPY DONG ZHI冬至 2017

It is that time of the year again - Dong Zhi (冬至 )! Dong Zhi 冬至 (Winter Solstice Festival) means the arrival of winter, is the season for thanksgiving of the Chinese calendar. Dong Zhi falls six week before Chinese New Year. Coinciding with the winter solstice, Dong Zhi is an important festival for Singaporean Chinese.... Continue Reading →

HAPPY DONG ZHI冬至 (Winter Solstice Festival)

  Dong Zhi 冬至 (Winter Solstice Festival) means the arrival of winter, is the season for thanksgiving of the Chinese calendar. Dong Zhi falls six week before Chinese New Year. Coinciding with the winter solstice, Dong Zhi is an important festival for Singaporean Chinese. Chinese families gather during Dong Zhi to pay homage for a good... Continue Reading →

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