Lantern Festival in China

Time: 2016-02-22
Summary: Lantern Festival in China

Falling on the 15th day of the first lunar month, Lantern Festival is the first significant feast after Spring Festival, so called because the most important activity during the night of the event is watching various wonderful Chinese lanterns which is of various shapes and types demonstrate the street, each house and the parks.


Also lots of people launched the sky lantern whichwill take all the good wishes for the new year.


And because every household eats yuanxiao also called tangyuan, is a dumpling ball made of sticky rice flour stuffed with different fillings. Eating yuanxiao hasbecome an essential part of the festival. The methods for making Yuanxiao differ by region and fillings include sugar, rose petals, sesame, sweetened bean paste, and jujube paste. Some do not have fillings. Because tangyuan can be boiled, fried or steamed, and each has a unique taste, it is very popular. Yuanxiao is round in shape so it is endowed with the meaning of reunion, harmony and happiness. During the night of the festival, family members sit together to taste yuanxiao and appreciate the full moon.


Also there are lots of other activities, such as Lion Dance, Walking on the Stilts,guessing lantern riddles. To have a better experience on this festival, let’s finish the following riddles together. If you can send answers to our email address jessica.c@sinocncmachine.com and all are right, you can get a secret gift from us.

1. What's full of holes but still holds water?

2. What building has the most stories?

3.Which is faster, hot or cold?

4.When is your mind like a rumpled bed?

5.Which month do soldiers hate?

6.What kind of dog doesn't bite or bark?

7.What is the smallest room in the world?

8.What man cannot live in a house?

9. Who can supply the best cost Chinese milling machines?

 

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