Winter Solstice

2015-12-22

Winter Solstice is one of the 24 solar terms, which conclude The Beginning of Spring, Rain Water, The Waking of Insects, The Spring Equinox, Pure Brightness, Grain Rain, The Beginning of Summer, Grain Full, Grain in Ear, The Summer Solstice, Slight Heat, Great Heat, The Beginning of Autumn, The Limit of Heat, White Dew, Forest’s Descent, The Beginning of Winter, Slight Snow, Great Snow, The Winter Solstice, Slight Cold, Great Cold.

It is said that The Winter Solstice is the New Year’s Day of Zhou Dynasty in history, which is an exciting day. In this day, eating dumplings is a tradition in China. As the saying goes, Winter solstice to eat dumplings.

While different places have different traditions, for example, in Tengzhou of Shangdong Province, people often drink mutton soup to get rid of cold in the Winter Solstice. However, eating dumplings is the most common.

Anyang Jin Chao Yang Materials Co., Ltd wishes all of you eating dumplings today to get rid of cold and hope all of you healthy.