An initiative of the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, the annual event coincides with the Lantern Festival falling on the 15th day of the first lunar month
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded immediate resumption of work after the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, ending the outdated thought that the first lunar month
is time for festivals.
She won the award for her painting Snow Archaeology - Lunar Month
which was inspired by a residency in Siglufjordur, northern Iceland, and the transition of winter into spring with objects re-emerging through the melted snow.
Months to avoid renovation: first lunar month
(February 4 to March 4); fourth lunar month
(May 5 to June 5); 10th lunar month
(November 7 to December 6).
Traditionally, Spring Festival celebrations last for nearly a month, starting from the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month
(La Yue in Chinese) until the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first lunar month
(Zheng Yue in Chinese).
Spring tides occur twice each lunar month
during new moons and full moons.
Blue Moons happen as the lunar month
lasts roughly 29.
I've written about how this Chinese obsessive fear of hungry ghosts during the seventh lunar month
seems to have picked up believers among Filipinos, whether of Chinese ethnicity or not.
RIYADH, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court said that the crescent marking the Islamic Hijri lunar month
of Dhul Hijja was observed Tuesday evening according to the testimony of several "upright witnesses.
Waheeb Al Nasser said that the crescent marking the start of the lunar month
would be sighted on May 26 at 6:22pm for 42 minutes in Bahrain, marking the start of fasting the next day.
The last lunar month
before Ramadan, called Shaban, began Thursday evening after Saudi Arabia and other Muslim-majority countries were unable to sight the moon Wednesday evening.
It is an opportunity to share Chinese culture in the UK and to commemorate the important historical Duan Wu Festival on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month
of the Chinese calendar.