Today is March 2nd by Solar Calendar, also the 15th day for the 1st month of Chinese Lunar Calendar, which is called Lantern Festival. This day is officially the last day of Chinese New Year holidays.
On this special day, families will reunion. The traditional food is TANGYUAN, which are very sweet and soft sticky rice balls, made with Glutinous rice flour with peanut or sesame inside. Now you could buy TANGYUAN at any stores by the corner easily.
Nowadays in the city, the communities will often hold activities on Lantern Festivals. The traditional activities include Enjoy the moon and lanterns, Guess the lantern riddles. Both adults and kids love to join in and have fun!
Since tomorrow, there will be changes on the roads you will see. First of all, the big lanterns hanging high up on the lampstandards by the roads all over the city will be taken off over one night. And traffic control will get back to the normal status.
We will all begin to miss the days of holidays before it’s gone 🙂