China holidays 2021

No matter if we consider private or strictly business matters – contact with the Chinese people requires the knowledge of and familiarity with Chinese customs. The intricacies of Chinese etiquette and different social relations models can pose a challenge, but even at the stage of scheduling, discrepancies may arise. When people around the world sit down at their Christmas dinners, life in China moves at a regular rate. Nonetheless, the Chinese calendar offers many opportunities to celebrate. Below is a list of China holidays in 2021, with particular reference to public holidays.

China holidays 2021
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Mooncake – meaning behind the gift

Yesterday, the Chinese people in China and abroad celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival, which indicates the end of harvests and the beginning of the autumn. Like in any other festive occasion, people eat and drink a lot and participate in various public activities. But this festival has something in particular: a mooncake, sweet pastry with red bean or lotus-seed filling, which become one of the most recognizable symbols of the Chinese culture.

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