Xiaobing Tang offers perspective on present-day Chinese holidays

Xiaobing Tang Helmut F. Stern Professor of Modern Chinese Studies and Comparative Literature

Xiaobing Tang

Helmut F. Stern Professor of Modern Chinese Studies and Comparative Literature

Traditional festivals in China take on new meanings 

by Brendan O'Reilly, China Outlook, October 3, 2014

That those time-honoured festivals have become legal holidays is certainly the sign of a comprehensive effort to make Chinese cultural traditions relevant to Chinese society today. It is an effort with broad support and not just of the government’s doing.