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Lantern Festival

  • Author:Steven
  • Release on :2017-02-21
        Lantern Festival fall on the fifteenth day of First Lunar,followed by Spring Festival. Which is one of our most import traditional holiday, it marks the official end of the long holiday.

        This is the first full moon of the new year, symbolizing unity and perfection. So people are celebrate it,and it is also well known as Shangyuan Festival.
According to Chinese folk tradition, on the night of the bright moon hanging in the sky, people go on streets with a variety of lanterns under the full moon, watching lions or dragon dancing, playing Chinese riddles and games, and lighting up firecrackers.

        As time goes on,celebrations activities of Lantern Festival is growing. Many local festivals increased the dragon, lion dancing, walking on stilts, delimit land boat, play TaiPingGu traditional folk performances. The inheritance has two thousand years of traditional holiday, is not only popular on both sides, a bug is also celebrated every year in overseas Chinese communities.