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The Double Ninth Festival Falls on 23rd, October
2012-10-23 | Cultures
The ninth day of the ninth lunar month is known as the Chongyang Festival, or Double Ninth Festival. As the traditional festival in China, Chongyang Festival dates back to the Warring States (176-453B.C), and it was in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) that the day was set officially as a folk festival. In June, 2012, Chongyang Festival has been stipulated as Seniors Day, according to the Draft of Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Seniors Rights and Interests.