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The Lantern Festival

The lantern festival
Last week, February 15 was the Chinese Lantern Festival. The Lantern Festival is an important part of the Spring Festival, and marks the official end of the long holiday. Different parts of China have different customs, including eating yuanxiao, admiring the lanterns, guessing riddles, etc.
The fifteenth day of the lunar calendar, just after the Spring Festival, celebrating is one of Chinese Han nationality traditional festival Lantern Festival, in the first month of the lunar January, so called the fifteenth day of the Lantern Festival. The fifteenth day is the first full moon of the year, is also one yuan after the beginning, the earth’s rejuvenation of the night, causing people to celebrate, and to celebrate the New Year. The Lantern Festival is also known as “ShangYuanJie”.
According to Chinese folk traditions, the bright moon hung on the day of the night, people point lights all night, to show celebration. They go out and enjoy the moon, place flame burning lamps, guess riddles, have family reunions, celebrate the holidays, and be happy
My mom and I eat the Yuanxiao, last Saturday after we went to the Asian Market.



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