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Do You Know China's Traditional Festival Double Ninth Festival​?
- Oct 17, 2018 -

Do you know China's traditional festival Double Ninth Festival?

Today is Wednesday, October 17, 2018. It is a traditional Chinese festival - the Double Ninth Festival.微信图片_20181017100124

The Double Ninth Festival is the traditional Chinese festival for the 9th day of the lunar calendar every year. The ancients believed that Chongyang was an auspicious day worth celebrating. Ancient folks have the custom of ascending and praying for the Double Ninth Festival. Celebrating the Double Ninth Festival generally includes activities such as ascending, sun-bathing, and chrysanthemum. Since its inception, it has added the connotation of respecting the elderly and enjoying the feast of the Chongyang Day (respecting the feast). Grateful and respectful. According to historical data, the Chongyang Festival began in the ancient times, formed in the Spring and Autumn Warring States, popularized in the Western Han Dynasty, and prospered after the Tang Dynasty. By the time of the Wei and Jin Dynasties, the festive atmosphere has become more and more intense, and it has been literated by the literati. It was officially designated as a folk festival in the Tang Dynasty. Chongyang and New Year's Eve, Qingming and Zhongyuan are also called the four traditional Chinese ancestral festivals. "Nine" is the largest number in the number. It has the meaning of longevity and longevity, and it is a blessing to people's health and longevity. On September 9th, 1989, the Lunar New Year was designated as the "Respect for the Elderly", advocating the whole society to establish a culture of respecting the elderly, respecting the elderly, loving the elderly, and helping the elderly. On May 20, 2006, the Double Ninth Festival was listed by the State Council as the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage.

The custom of climbing the Double Ninth Festival has a long history. According to the existing literature, as early as in the Warring States Period, the folks had the custom of ascending and drinking chrysanthemum wine. The activities of the Double Ninth Festival are rich and varied, and generally include excursions, ascents, ornamental chrysanthemums, plaques, eating Chongyang cakes, and drinking chrysanthemums. Ancient folks have the custom of ascending in the Double Ninth Festival, so the Double Ninth Festival is also called the Ascend Festival. The practice of climbing the temple in Chongyang originated from the worship of the mountains by the ancients. The custom of “climbing and blessing” has been popular in the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period. Ascending the "Ciqing" is derived from the solar terms in nature, and the "Chen Qing" of the Chongyang Festival mountaineering corresponds to the ancient people's "Spring" in the spring of March. There is no uniform regulation for the location of the ascendant, generally it is to climb the mountain and climb the tower. On this day, all localities must organize elderly people to climb the autumn tour, exchange feelings and exercise. The younger generations of many families will also help the elderly elders to go out to the countryside. In the golden autumn of September, the sky is high and the air is high. This season, ascending to the future, you can achieve the purpose of being relaxed and healthy.

From Jinan AOL CNC Equipment Co., Ltd.