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24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice

(Chinaculture.org) Updated: 2017-12-21

24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice

Dumplings. [Photo/IC]

Eating dumplings

During Winter Solstice in North China, eating dumplings is essential to the festival. There is a saying that goes "Have dumplings on the first day of Winter Solstice and noodles on the first day of Summer Solstice."