Chinese Valentine's Day

Chinese Valentine's Day

Qixi Festival  七夕節 or Chinese Valentine's Day
Dates of Chinese Valentine's Day (Qixi Festival) in China time zone: Year 2015 is on August 20, 2015; Year 2016 is on August 9, 2016; Year 2017 is on August 28, 2017; Year 2018 is on August 17, 2018; Year 2019 is on August 7, 2019
Qixi Festival or Double Seven Festival on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month also Girls' Festival  when Cowherd and Weaving maid  牛郎織女|牛郎织女 niu2 lang3 zhi1 nu:3 are allowed their annual meeting.

The festival originated from the romantic legend of two lovers, Zhinü and Niulang, who were the weaver maid and the cowherd, respectively. The tale of The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd has been celebrated in the Qixi Festival since the Han Dynasty. The earliest-known reference to this famous myth dates back to over 2600 years ago, which was told in a poem from the Classic of Poetry. The Qixi festival inspired Tanabatafestival in Japan, Chilseok festival in Korea, and Thất Tịch festival in Vietnam. (Wikipedia) 


 
Love Words


beautiful
美丽  měilì

boyfriend / ami
男朋友  nán péng you

(to) break up
吹了  chuīle

candlelight dinner
烛光晚餐  zhúguāng wǎncān

chocolate
巧克力  qiǎokèlì

dating
约会  yuēhuì

diamond
 钻石  zuànshí

engaged
订婚  ding hūn

flowers
鲜花  xiānhuā

girlfriend
女朋友  nǚpéngyou



happiness
幸福  xìngfú

happy (to feel)
开心  kāixīn

husband / mari
丈夫  zhàngfu

I love you
我爱你  Wǒ ài nǐ

love
爱情  àiqíng

lover
情人  qíngrén

lover / sweetheart
 恋人  liànrén

marriage
结婚  jiéhūn

romantic
浪漫  làngmàn

rose
玫瑰花  méiguihuā

wife
妻子  qīzi

wedding ceremony
婚礼  hūnlǐ

wedding anniversary
结婚周年纪念日
jié hūn zhōu nián jì niàn rì


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