Chinese Festivals and Holidays 2015 : Calendar for the Year of the Goat.

Usually in China, during the official holiday period, all official and governmental sectors are closed. There are some exceptions in the private sector, but most factories also stop work. When your company does business with China, it’s important to remember that, in China, holidays and festivals are different than those in the USA or Europe, and there might be fewer, but the business breaks are much longer!

Chinese Festivals and Holidays 2015

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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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