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How Many Traditional Spring Festival Rituals Do You Know?

Pub Date:18-02-11 09:03 Source:chinaculture.org.cn

The 26th day of La Yue: Cooking meat

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In an agrarian society like ancient China, most families could only afford to eat meat on special occasions, as meat was considered a sign of affluence. People preferred braising the meat in a brown sauce as the color was believed to suggest a prosperous life for the upcoming year.

The 27th day of La Yue: Showering, washing clothes

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Chinese people would wash themselves and their clothes on this day according to folk customs. It is said that taking a bath can help you get rid of bad luck and illnesses, so that you can enjoy good health in the year to come.

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