The Lantern Festival, also known as the Spring Festival or the Small positive moon, is the first important festival after the Spring Festival, is Chinese is also one of the Chinese characters cultural circle of the region and the overseas Chinese traditional festival. The first month of the lunar calendar is the lunar month. The ancients called the night “night”, so the first month of the first month of the year was called the Lantern Festival fifteen.
The traditional custom of enjoying the moonlight, including fireworks, like lamp lantern riddles, yuanxiao, pull the rabbit lamp. In addition, many places also increased the Lantern Festival playing the dragon, playing the lions, stilt, land boat, yangko dance, beating drums and other traditional folk performances.
On the first fifteen of the month, “Yuanxiao”, “lantern” as a food, in our country is also a long time. Soup can be boiled, fried, steamed, meaning there is a happy reunion.
The Lantern Show is a traditional festival custom of the Lantern Festival, which began in the Western Han Dynasty and flourished in the Sui and Tang Dynasties. After the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the lights of the dynasties prevailed and passed on to the later generations. And the first fifteen of the month is the climax of the annual Lantern and fireworks. So the Lantern Festival is also called the “Lantern Festival”.
Guess lantern riddles and play lantern riddles, unique Chinese is national style a rich traditional folk cultural activities, began to spread from the ancient Lantern Festival activities. Lantern riddles festive atmosphere show the ancient people’s ability and cleverness and yearning for a better life.
Playing the dragon, also known as the dragon dance and dragon dance. Its origin can be traced back to the ancient times. The Chinese nation advocates dragon and regards dragon as a symbol of auspicious.