East & West Festivals


When you celebrate Halloween, do you know about its origin?  Have you ever thought that Halloween shares some similarities with the Chinese Ghost Month?

When you are aware of the coming of St. Valentine’s Day, did you know that in Asia, Chinese people have the Chinese Valentine’s Day (the Chinese Lantern Festival)?

From this website, you will find some interesting stories, origins and customs of these four festivals including the Chinese Lantern Festival, St. Valentine’s Day, the Chinese Ghost Month and Halloween.  Also, you will discover that east and west festive cultures are not totally different from each other - they actually share some unexpected similarities.