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Have you eaten dumpling or tangyuan? Today is the most important festival in China.
Winter Solstice will be each December 21 or 22 according to the Gregorian calendar, which is the earliest of the 24 seasonal division points.
The Northern hemisphere on this day experiences the shortest daytime and longest nighttime. After the Winter Solstice, days will become longer and longer. As ancient Chinese thought, the yang, or muscular, positive things will become stronger and stronger after this day, so it should be celebrated.
In some parts of Northern China, people eat dumpling soup on this day; while residents of some other places eat dumplings, saying doing so will keep them from frost in the upcoming winter. But in parts of South China, the whole family will get together to have a meal made of red-bean and glutinous rice to drive away ghosts and other evil things. In other places, people also eat tangyuan, a kind of stuffed small dumpling ball made of glutinous rice flour.
Winter solstice is a significant traditional festival of China nation. There is one old saying: “After Winter Solstice, you are one more year.” It's also the day of family reunion.
By the way, family playground is a good choice to spend your time. Family playground,outdoor playground equipment, is integrated by different entertainment equipments, like straight slide, curved slide, swing, swing bridge, single-plank bridge, crawl, climbing, and ladder, etc.. It can set at amusement park, housing land, residential area, shopping mall, family back yard and so on. Then children would have fun with the company of their parents so that it promotes the family relationship.
All in all, have a good day in such a special day!