What is Chung Yeung Festival (重陽節) ?
Chung Yeung festival (重陽節), otherwise known as as the Double-Ninth, the Festival of High Places or Autumn Remembrance, has been celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month for millennia. Similar to the Ching Ming Festival in spring, the Chung Yeung Festival is a special day of ancestor memorials. On this day, entire families congregate at cemeteries to engage in … Continue reading "The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (VI) — 92-year-old Chinese Tenement Stays Sturdy After Truck Crash"
October 7, 2016