What Is Lantern Festival In China
What Is Lantern Festival in China
The Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar calendar. During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns.
Began over 2000 years ago, the festival has developed many meanings. It celebrates family reunions by eating yuan xiao, known as tang yuan in the Southwhich is made by syrup, red bean paste, black sesame paste or more.
Lantern riddles, Dragon dance & Lion dance, Stilts are popular activetives.