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Tuesday 5th April 2011

Qingming Festival – China, Taiwan, Hong Kong.

Today is the Qing Ming Festival in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.This festival celebrates Spring and more importantly the appreciation of their departed ones. During this festival people tend to the headstones and tombs of loved ones with a ‘spring clean’.Sweeping, tidying and decorating whilst paying respects take place on this day as well as offering... Read More

Tuesday 15th March 2011

Today is the Paro Tsechu Festival in Bhutan

Paro Tsechu Festival is one of the biggest events in Bhutan. It is held to honour Guru Rinpoche, who spread tantric Buddhism, that is practiced all over the Himalayas (often called Tibetan Buddhism). This event could not go unnoticed by us at Red Candy, purely due to the amount of red that is used during the... Read More

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