The Lantern Festival






The Lantern Festival(元宵节) is the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration.




Traditions for this festival: as the name indicates, hanging and looking at lanterns is the main tradition. Lanterns of various shapes and sizes are displayed on trees, or along river banks.


In northern China, sweet dumplings made of glutinous rice flour are called “元宵” while in southern part they are called “汤圆”.



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