People do not celebrate Thanksgiving in China. The closest thing to it among Chinese holidays is the Mid-Autumn Festival. This holiday is similarly focused on family and being thankful for the year’s blessings.
What is Thanksgiving called in China?
They call it “Gan’en Jie” (感恩节, literally: ‘thanks for grace holiday’).
What does China celebrate in November?
Singles’ Day is a holiday celebrated by unmarried people in China on November 11.
What does China celebrate instead of Christmas?
Christmas in Mainland China is not a public holiday and is not related to religion at all. It’s more of a novelty day like Valentine’s Day, rather than a religious celebration. But you’ll still see the malls and streets of the big cities filled with Christmas decorations, fir trees, Santa Claus and carols.
Does China celebrate Christmas?
Like the rest of the world, Christmas Day in China is on December 25th each year. However, Christmas traditions in the country are relatively young and it is mainly celebrated as a commercial season instead of a religious day. Here are more interesting facts about how the Chinese celebrate Christmas!
What does China eat on Thanksgiving?
Chinese Thanksgiving Recipes
- Appetizer: Pot Stickers.
- Side Dish: Zesty Green Bean Slaw.
- Side Dish: Garden Stir-Fry.
- Main Dish: Sesame Turkey.
- Side Dish: Honey-Hoisin Sweet Potatoes.
- Dessert: Ginger-Pumpkin Meringue Pie.