Xi'an Major Events & Festivals
A beautiful ancient city being host to more than a dozen Chinese dynasties in the past, Xi'an is undoubtedly the historical center of China. Today, the rich and colourful historical and cultural heritage of Xi'an is visible through a wealth of cultural relics, museums, and historical sites, including the world-famous terracotta army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang which is mixed in with the modern and vibrant metropolis. Following are a few of the popular events and festivals that are celebrated in Xi'an with fervor, fun and frolic.
Xi'an Lantern Festival
Xi'an Spring Festival
The Spring festival or the Lunar New Year is perhaps the biggest traditional festival that the Chinese celebrate and this festival is celebrated by the ethnic Chinese community all over the world.According to some estimates the festival has been celebrated for some four thousand years. It can be said without much difficulty that the spring festival binds the whole country of China together though it consists of a lot of races and an enormous territory.
Festival of Ancient Culture