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24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Start of Spring

2017-February-22       Source: Chinadaily.com.cn

Start of Spring lifts the curtain of spring. After that everything turns green and full of vigor; people clearly see that the daytime is becoming longer and the weather is becoming warmer.

(Photo source: xinhuanet.cn)

Posting spring calligraphy and paintings

The custom of posting calligraphy and paintings on one's door in the spring first appeared during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). People would do so to welcome spring and pray for good luck on the first day of Start of Spring.

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