Hong Kong, China


Birthday of Buddha

Birthday of Buddha falls on the 8th day of the 4th lunar month. This is a Buddhist festival where Buddha's statues are bathed and worshipped, monasteries visited and ceremonies are held. The largest statue of Buddha in bronze is believed to be the one at Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island. This becomes a place thronged by many at this time. Vegetarian food is served on this day.

More festivals
Birthday of Che Kung
Cheung Chau Bun festival
Chinese New Year
Christmas and New Year
Chung Yeung
Confucius's Birthday
Dong Zhi Festival
Dragon Boat Festival
Hong Kong Music festival
Mid Autumn Festival
Monkey God Festival
New Year
Seven Sisters Festival
Spring Lantern Festival
Tam Kung Festival
The Ching Ming Festival
Tin Hau festival
Yue Laan -The hungry ghost festival