Culture/religion: Chinese heritage
Date: February 15
Lantern Festival is celebrated in China annually and marks the end of the Chinese New Year. It dates back about 2,000 years and is celebrated on the 15th day of the first lunar month. The Lantern Festival is on the first full moon night of the Chinese calendar, marking the return of spring and symbolizing the reunion of family.
Celebrations include lighting lanterns, fireworks, guessing riddles written on lanterns, lion dances and dragon dances.
Happy Lantern Festival! Yuánxiāojiè kuàilè! /ywen-sshyaoww-jyeah kwhy-luh/
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