The 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the Chinese Lantern Festival because the first lunar month is called 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 Xiao Festival in China.
According to the Chinese tradition, at the very beginning of a new year, when there is a bright full moon hanging in the sky, there should be thousands of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appreciate. At this time, people will try to solve the puzzles on the lanterns and eat yuanxiao (glutinous rice ball) and get all their families united in the joyful atmosphere .
It is the Lantern Festival. My grandfather, grandmother and father are all in shanxi. There are only my mother, my aunt, my sister and me. My mother and aunt are looking at the computer. I teach my sister to skateboard.
First, I asked my sister to step on the skateboard with her left foot and gently push her right foot to jump. But she jumped several times and couldnt jump. So I asked her to stand on a skateboard with her right foot on the board. But she could not walk two steps and fell, but she fell several times without losing heart. Once, when she slipped more than two meters, I was happy to give her a hand. She was also a brave and persistent person. My sister jumped up too.
The 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the Chinese Lantern Festival because the first lunar month is called 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 Xiao Festival in China.
According to the Chinese tradition, at the very beginning of a new year, when there is a bright full moon hanging in the sky, there should be thousands of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appreciate.
Hometown of the Lantern Festival, is a veritable "Lantern Festival", may be not so interested in rural people to eat, eat yuanxiao is just the day a small interlude, January 12, children begin to lanterns, some have ingenuity of adults in the home, just using a handmade, buy some paper, and prepare some bamboo or wooden category, can produce all kinds of lanterns, such as lotus, rabbit type, drum, etc all kinds of lanterns, the best is to simulate turn of palace lantern lights, candle, can spin as smoke. It is also convenient to buy lanterns in the market, there is paper paste, many dou is a point candle, such as watermelon lantern, fire can lantern, also has plastic, lightweight and durable, most can be installed on the battery.
The Lantern Festival, which occurs on the 15-th day of the First Month of the Chinese Year, marks the end of the New Year#39;s Holidays. Lanterns are everywhere. A most interesting tradition is the posting of riddles called #39;Lantern Riddles.#39; Riddles are written on pieces of paper and posted on lanterns or wall. Any one solving the riddle is awarded a prize. and the food for lantern festival is Tang Yuan, i have made some Tang Yuan in a ginger soup, my wife got a serious cold, so i cooked a pot of ginger soup for her. i look forward to the next spring festival.