Hungry Ghost Festival

Below is the date of Hungry Ghost Festival on year 2022 and 2023.

YearDateDayFestival
202212 AugFriHungry Ghost Festival
202330 AugWedHungry Ghost Festival
202418 AugSunHungry Ghost Festival

Hungry Ghost Festival have several names such as “Zhong Yuan Festival”, “Ghost Festival” and “Yulanpen Festival”. Based on the Chinese calendar, the festival is held on the 15th night of the seventh month. However, parts of southern China are held on 14th. In Malaysia, Chinese families will offerings some traditional food dishes, burning joss sticks and joss paper on the road side. Traditionally, this ritual is for protect their families travel around safely.