Shandong Culture

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Summer Solstice

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2018-06-21

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Summer Solstice

Noodles. [Photo/VCG]

Eating noodles

There is a saying in Shandong province which goes, "eat dumplings on the Winter Solstice and eat noodles on Summer Solstice." People in different areas of Shandong province eat chilled noodles on this day. Other people around China, including those in Beijing, also have a tradition of eating noodles.