When watching youth comic movies, you may notice that each movie is ended with a party, which,namely, is the homecoming festival.But it often misleads the Chinese audiences that the festival is hosted in the end of one term. But actually it is in the end of a summer holiday.
In the homecoming festival, the students will vote a homecoming queen or king.There is an interesting phenomenon that the king is a hot cake, many girl students pursue him enthusiastically, even to a mad extent.
Not only the United States has such a tradition, but Canada.
Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back former residents and alumni of an institution. It most commonly refers to a tradition in many universities, colleges and high schools in North America. It usually includes activities for students and alumni, such as sports and culture events and a parade through the streets of the city or town. Additionally, the term can also refer to the special services conducted by some religious congregations, particularly by many smaller American Protestant churches, that are often held annually but sometimes as one-time-only events, to celebrate church heritage and welcome back former members or pastors.
Throughout the week, many schools (particularly high schools) engage in special dress-up days, sometimes called "Spirit Week", where students are allowed to wear clothing suitable to the theme (e.g., toga day, (cowboy day), nerd day, pirate day, Rat Pack Day) leading to the homecoming. Students traditionally wear clothing with their school's name, or clothing and makeup of their school's colors on Friday.