Today is August 20th and in Chinese lunar calendar it is 7th in July, double Seventh Festival. This Festival is also called Qiqiao Festival. It originated in China and it’s the traditional Festival in Chinese region and some of East Asian countries, which is influenced of Han culture. On lunar seventh in July or the night of July 6th, women in the courtyard will beg good wishes. So it also called "Qi qiao". Because of the worship of natural and women begging a pair of nimble hands to thread a needle, it was given the cowherd legend. Finally the Double Seventh Festival become a festival symbolizing of love.
In May 20, 2006, Double Seventh Festival is listed in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage of China, which is considered to be the Chinese Valentine's day. July 7th Festival is not only a Valentine's day, the major businesses also seize this opportunity to launch a July 7th promotional activities. The brass pin supplier, Suzhou Shengteng Electronic Co.,Ltd. employee received a gift from her boyfriend in the Valentine's day by express delivery. Suzhou Shengteng Electronic Co.,Ltd should create business opportunities to get good development.
Double Seventh Festival, may your lovers eventually become spouse.