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.
The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional Chinese festival that falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分), the fourth term of the year starts, on March 20 and ends on April 4 this year.
When Spring Festival approaches, fishermen in Shitang town of Wenling in Taizhou, Zhejiang province are busy making tangjiu (糖龟/糖阄) to celebrate the festival.
The ancient festivals and customs of the Linhai culture reflect the history of Linhai in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, something like living fossils.