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Winter Solstice

winter-solstice

Tomorrow is Dong zhi (Winter Solstice) festival  is one of the most important events in Chinese calendar.

Celebrations starts at the longest night on the year – around 22nd of December, but this year is one day earlier because have Feb 29. Holiday symbolizes winter. It is also a time for families meetings. During this day, Chinese eats a traditional dish called Tang yuan, which is made with rice flour.

Celebrations are connected to Chinese believes in Yin and Yang, which form harmony and balance in life. Dongzi Festival is a optimistic time, full of laughs, family meetings and all night feasting. Happy Dong Zhi Festival everyone .

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