The fifteenth day of the Lantern Festival!

Thousands of doors open lock thousands of lights, the middle of the first month emperor Beijing.Three hundred wives even sleeve dance, a moment of heaven words.The Fifteenth day of the first lunar month is the Lantern Festival, also known as the Lantern Festival, Yuan Night, Lantern Festival.The 15th day of the first lunar month was called the Lantern Festival because the ancients called night xiao.With the changes of society and times, the customs of the Lantern Festival have changed greatly, but it is still a traditional Chinese folk festival.Yuanxiao in the early celebration of the formation of the process, only known as the fifteenth day of the first month, the first half or moon wang, after Sui yuan Xi or Yuan Night.At the beginning of the Tang Dynasty, influenced by Taoism, it was also called Shangyuan, and at the end of the Tang Dynasty, it was sometimes called Yuanxiao.But since the Song dynasty, also known as lantern Xi.To the Qing Dynasty, it is called the Lantern Festival.In foreign countries, Yuanxiao is also known by The Lantern Festival.On the night of the 15th day of the first lunar month, Chinese people have a series of traditional folk activities, such as appreciating flower lanterns, eating tangyuan, yuanxiao, guessing lantern riddles and setting off fireworks.The development of the history of the Lantern Festival festival and festival vulgar activities, is with the development of history and extension, expansion.In terms of the length of the festival, only one day in the Han Dynasty, three days in the Tang Dynasty, and five days in the Song Dynasty. The Ming Dynasty is the longest Lantern Festival in Chinese history, which is connected with the Spring Festival.Especially the choiceness and colorful lights make it the climax of entertainment activities during the Spring Festival.To the Qing Dynasty, and increased the dragon dance, lion dance, land boat, stilts, yangko and other “opera” content, but the festival shortened to four to five days.The folk custom activities The Lantern Festival China is a large country, and it has a long history, so about the custom of the Lantern Festival, also is not the same in all parts of the country, one eat yuanxiao, eventually snuff, guess lantern riddles, the dragon, the lion dance, walking on stilts, and send child lamp, by mouse, to meet the “zigu”, go out and eat yuanxiao, admire the lanterns, dragon dance, lion dance and so on several important folk customs is the Lantern Festival.After eating the Lantern Festival to enjoy the lanterns to guess lantern riddles!The fifteenth day of the first lunar month, the Lantern Festival is round and the whole family has a happy reunion. I wish you all a happy Lantern Festival in the New Year.The copyright of this article belongs to the original author. If there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through email or wechat, and we will deal with it in time.Email address:;Wechat id: Jiupai6688 (Note to add and withdraw)

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