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Happy Valentine's Day to all!

The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month of the Chinese lunisolar calendar.According to Chinese tradition, at the very beginning of a new year, when there is bright full moon hanging in the sky, there should be thousands of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appreciate. At this time, people will try to solve the puzzles on the lanterns, eat 'Yuan Xiao' (glutinous rice balls) and spend time with their families.

 

In some regions and countries, this festival is also regarded as the Chinese version of St. Valentine's Day.

 

- China that's Zhejiang

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Taken on February 12, 2011