A fleet of more than 3,000 fishing boats in Taizhou, a coastal city in Zhejiang province, set sail on Aug 1 as the three-month fishing moratorium in the East China Sea was partially lifted on the same day.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 21 this year.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. The winter solstice (Chinese: 冬至), the 22nd solar term of the year, marks the arrival of the coldest season.
Jiazhi subdistrict in Jiaojiang district, Taizhou, has a tradition of sending the Great Heat boat off on Dashu.
The Spring Festival is one of the grandest events in Taizhou.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Frost's Descent, (Chinese: 霜降), the 18th solar term of the year, begins this year on Oct 23 and ends on Nov 6.
The Children's Festival in Shitang and Ruoshan, two towns in Wenling county, Taizhou city, originated in the county in South Fujian nearly 300 years ago.