14/11/2020 - 28/11/2020
Speaker: YEUNG Chun Tong (Director, Sun Museum)
Venue: Sun Museum
Birthdays of Divinities in Ancient China
The mixture of Buddhist and Daoist beliefs is common in Chinese temples. The lecture explains how ancient Chinese developed their celebration of the birthdays of many divinities from both religions.
Festivals in Ancient China
The lecture introduces some interesting aspects of how ancient Chinese celebrated the following festivals: Spring Festival, Ching Ming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and Chung Yeung Festival.