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Locals Celebrate Lantern Festival in Advance

Source:Hunan gov
Updated:2021-02-25 16:00:56

Villagers play a dragon lantern dance to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival at Xiachong Village, Luoqiao Town, Changning, on February 23, 2021. (Photo/Liu Donghua)

An activity themed “Our Festival -- Lantern Festival” was held at the Luqiao Community, Yuhuating Neighborhood, Yuhua District, Changsha on February 24. Residents ate Yuanxiao,or glutinous rice flour dumpling with sweetened stuffing, and guessed lantern riddles to observe the festival in advance. (Photo/Fu Cong, Hunan Daily)

The Lantern Festival, also known as the Yuan Xiao Festival, falls on February 26 this year. It marks the end of the Spring Festival celebration.(Photo/Fu Cong, Hunan Daily)

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government

Translator: Pang Yuehui

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