hong kong remains in a festive mood throughout the year

by Steve Smith writer

Hong Kong is a country where the arrival of tourists is increasing day by day. According to the Tourism Commission of the country, in the year 2012 a total of 48.6 million tourists visited there and the increase is 16% in comparison to the previous year 2011. The various modes of reaching the country are in fact another reason why people prefer to travel to this country. The Airport of the country is ranked as one of the best airports of the world as more than 100 flights operate from here to more than 24 countries. People staying adjacent to the country can also visit by sea as there are a number of ships that operate every day.

For the globetrotter, Hong Kong is a country that is bustling with some activity or the other throughout the year. The year round celebrations in the country drive tourists from all over the world to jostle in large numbers here. Be it the Halloween Bashes, the sports tournaments, film festivals or the Chinese New Year Celebrations everyone is in a festive mood all the time. So here is your guide to the various events and festivals of the country which you can include in your Hong Kong Holiday packages.

Chinese New Year Celebrations: The city engages itself in what is called as one of the biggest and grand celebrations by celebrating the Chinese New Year. It is really a very spectacular scene to see the crackers swinging in the air, people dancing their way to mark the start of a new year. The event also witnesses some exciting sport events that are filled with fun n frolic. Tourists visiting this country at this time of the year in Hong Kong will definitely have a wonderful time. This time the celebration will take place on 31st January, 2014.

Cultural Celebrations: There are an uncountable number of cultural celebrations that goes on. The year begins with the birthday celebration of Tin Hau, the goddess of Sea. All the local people mainly the fishermen gather at the temples and pray for a good catch in the coming year. In the month of May Cheung Chau Bun Festival is held where a number of people make effigies of the deities, purchase clothes for them. In the same month, the country also celebrates the birth of Budhha. All the Buddhist Temples around the country celebrate this by bathing the statue of Budhha with water.

Dragon Boat Festival: This ancient Chinese Festival is one of the most enthralling festivals of the country. Top boat athletes compete with each other as they race with each other. After the end of the race both the athletes as well as spectators enjoy beer and enjoy themselves with foot tapping music in the Beer Fest.

Halloween Treats:  On the last day of every year, the country indulges itself to Halloween party. People as well kids in Halloween costumes come out in the streets and celebrate. Such is the intensity of the celebrations that the country has earned a reputation as the Halloween party capital of Asia. If you want to make the most of Halloween party then you can also visit the Disneyland in Hong Kong with your kids.

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