Laba this year falls on Dec 30. It is also known as the Laba Rice Porridge Festival. Many of the festival's customs are directly related to Buddhism.
The annual Hongshan Grape Culture Tourism Festival kicked off on July 24 and will last for one month. A series of events have been organized for the festival.
As the summer heat fades and autumn's gentle breeze provides welcome relief from the suffocating humidity, people in Wuxi start to enjoy seasonal food.
Glutinous rice cakes are the one of the most popular desserts among residents in Hongshan town, Wuxi's Xinwu district.
Every Qingming Festival, locals in Hongshan town make qingtuan by hand to offer sacrifices to Taibo.
Wuxi pork ribs is one of the city's most iconic dishes and a cooking staple found in many homes and local restaurants.
Famous for its thin skin and affluent stuffing, the Wuxi steamed buns is a kind of traditional snacks with hundreds of years of history.
San Feng Qiao braised pork ribs originated during the years of emperor Guangxu's reign (1875-1908).
Seafood wonton is a traditional food of Wuxi, Jiangsu province.
Yulan cake, fried glutinous rice cake, was created by the Sunji cake store in Wuxi during the reign of the Emperor Daoguang in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Liangxi crispy fried eel, or Wuxi crispy fried eel is a famous traditional dish of Han nationality in Jiangsu province.
Beef bean vermicelli is a specialty snack of Wuxi.