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The Lantern Festival: A dying Chinese tradition?

The Lantern Festival marks the end of the Chinese Spring Festival, occurring two weeks after Chinese New Year. As one of the five major traditional Chinese holidays (alongside Chinese New Year, Mid-Autumn Festival, Tomb-Sweeping Festival, and Dragonboat Festival), I was excited to experience it first-hand when I lived in China. To my dismay, I found that […]

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