Lantern Festival

Posted by Penta1 on 6. Feb 2012

Lantern Festival [br] 元宵节,又称上元节、元夜、灯节, 是中国的传统节日, 每年农历的正月十五日便是此节。按中国民间的传统,在这天上皓月高悬的夜晚,人们要点起彩灯万盏,以示庆贺。 [br] The Lantern Festival is also called the 'Shangyuan Festival' or 'Yuan night'. The lantern Festival is traditional Chinese Festival on the 15th of the first month annually in the lunar calendar of China. According to Chinese folk, on this day people will keep lighting on to celebrate.

Sweet dumpling [br] 元宵是用糯米粉等原料做成的圆形食品,正月十五北方吃元宵,南方吃汤圆。“元宵”作为食品,在中国由来已久。宋代,民间即流行一种元宵节吃的新奇食品。这种食品,最早叫“浮元子”后称“元宵” ,生意人还美其名曰“元宝” 。 [br] Sweet Dumpling is made of glutinous rice power. People have the custom of eating lantern in Lantern Festival.

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