The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms. The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分),as the fourth term of the year starts on March 20 and ends on April 3 this year.
International Women's Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. The festival sets out to show respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements in modern society.
One of China's most celebrated physicians from the Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 220), Zhang Zhongjing, was memorialized at a special ceremony on what would have been his 1,867th birthday.
Although bamboo shoots grow all year round, spring bamboo shoots are considered the best as they are especially crispy and juicy.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Rain Water this year starts on Feb 18 and ends on Mar 4.