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  • Bailu (White Dew) Bailu, which will fall on September 7, 2008, reflects a weather phenomenon. Around the day of Bailu, the temperature declines gradually.

  • Chushu (Limit of Heat) Chu means stop and shu means summer, so Chushu indicates that the hot summer is ending.

  • Mid-Autumn Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, usually in October in Gregorian calendar.

  • Confucius' Birthday "Master Kong," or Kong Qui better known as Confucius (Latin name) is believed to be born on September 28, 551 BC.

  • Zhongyuan Festival The 15th day of the 7th lunar month is Zhongyuan Festival as well as Hungry Ghost Festival, Yu Lan Pen festival and Shi Hu.

  • Seventh Night Festival Qixi, or the Seventh Night Festival, falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, which is usually in early August.

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