Lantern Festival

Last night was Lantern Festival in China! This is the first full moon after Spring Festival / Chinese New Year. Lantern Festival is celebrated by spending the day with your family and eating a lot of a certain kind of dumpling together. If you don’t eat them, then your ears fall off (ok, that’s what I THOUGHT he said, but it might be a translation problem!).

After eating dinner, you go outside the foreign teachers’ apartment and light off as many fireworks as you can. In every direction. All night. The louder the better.

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  1. MantisBot says:

    Hope you’ve still got all of your fingers! eep!

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