Do you know The Double Ninth Festival is Chinese Senior’s Day?


8 is Chinese lucky number. Do you know the meaning behind 9?



It is a yang number, which means the ninth day of the ninth lunar month has too much yang, making it a bit potentially dangerous state. It is also a day for seniors’ day, a time to celebrate with the elderly.

In this festival, Chinese people climb a mountain, drink chrysanthemum wine and wear the dogwood plant. October is a beautiful month enjoy the chrysanthemums in full bloom. People usually buy gifts for grandparents and parents and having a family gathering at home.


Drinking chrysanthemum tea is believed to purify the heart and improve eyesight.


Eating rice cakes, grandchildren form a circle around the cake and the grandparents feel very happy in the joyful atmosphere.