The winter solstice can be said to be one of the most well-known festivals. The winter solstice is called a “small year” in many parts of China. Before the winter solstice comes, people will prepare many activities and delicious food to welcome it.
The winter solstice is a very important festival in China, and it is also a traditional festival, it is usually between December 21st and 22nd of every year.
Eating glutinous rice balls during the winter solstice is also a traditional custom in China, it is especially popular in the South. In the south, glutinous rice balls are the necessary food for the winter solstice. Roundness means reunion and perfection, which is a good omen. Tangyuan can be used to worship ancestors and can also be used to give gifts to friends and relatives. In fact, the winter solstice is also a day for everyone to get together.
By: Sreyneang Sam