Origin（起源） Legend（传说） Convention（习俗） Food Chinese valentine's day
The 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the Chinese Lantern Festival because the first lunar month is c alled yuan-month and in the ancient times people called night Xiao. The 15th day is the first night to see a full moon. So the day is also called Yuan Xia o Festival in China. According to the Chinese tradition, at the very beg inning of a new year, when there is a bright full m oon hanging in the sky, there should be thousand s of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appre ciate. At this time, people will try to solve the puzz les on the lanterns and eat yuanxiao (glutinous ric e ball) and get all their families united in the joyful atmosphere.
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? On the origin o f the Lantern Festiv al, there are th ree claims ? 1.Lantern Festi val has been va lued in the Western Han Dyna sty, However, t he Lantern Fes
? 关于元宵节的起源有 三种说法
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play the dragon lantern 耍龙 灯
guess the riddle （猜灯谜）
a land boat dance（划旱船)
This day's important activity is watchi ng lanterns. Lanterns of various shapes and sizes are hung in the streets, attrac ting countless visitors. Children will hold self-made or bought lanterns to stroll w ith on the streets, extremely excited.
Guessing lantern riddles
Guessing lantern riddles is an essential part of the Festival. Lantern owners write riddles on a piece of pa per and post them on the lanterns. If visitors have sol utions to the riddles, they can pull the paper out and g o to the lantern owners to check their answer. If they are right, they will get a little gift. The activity emerge d during people's enjoyment of lanterns in the Song Dy nasty (960-1279). As riddle guessing is interesting and full of wisdom, it has become popular among all social strata.
In the daytime of the Festival, performances such as a dragon lanter n dance, a lion dance, a land boat dance, a yangge dance, walking on stilts and beating dru ms while dancing will b e staged.
On the night, except for magnificent lanterns, fir eworks form a beautiful scene. Most families spare some fireworks from the Spring Festival and let the m off in the Lantern Festival. Some local governme nts will even organize a fireworks party. On the nigh t when the first full moon enters the New Year, peo ple become really intoxicated by the imposing firew orks and bright moon in the sky.
? 元宵节的食品，最早叫“ 浮元子” ? 后称“元宵” ，生意人还美其名曰“元宝” ? Lantern Festival food, first called "floating Motoko" after "the Lantern", businessmen also euphemistically called "ingot"
People will eat yuanxiao, or rice dumplings on this day, so it is also called the "Yuanxiao Festiv al.“ Yuanxiao also has another name, tangyuan. It is small dumpling balls made of glutinous rice flour with rose petals, sesame, bean paste, jujube pa ste, walnut meat, dried fruit, sugar and edible oil as filling. Tangyuan c an be boiled, fried or steamed. It tastes sweet a nd delicious.
What's more, tangyuan in Chinese has a similar pronunciation with "t uanyuan”, meaning reunion. So pe ople eat them to denote union, har mony and happiness for the family.
Chinese valentine's day
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