Chinese Lantern Festival

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Lantern displays, riddles, glutinous rice balls, and family reunions are the key symbols of this 2,000-year-old festival.  It is such an important event that emperors actually lifted curfews in the capitals for its grand celebrations.  Some would define it as the Chinese Valentine’s Day due to its matchmaking function; however, such conspicuous function was inseparable from the servile life of Chinese women.

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