How did ancient Chinese celebrate the Spring Equinox?

Ma Xuefeng Xu Yueer
Celebrate the Spring Equinox, the most important solar event in spring, in a way that is similar to how the Middle Tang Dynasty did it.
Ma Xuefeng Xu Yueer

Today is Spring Equinox, the fourth Chinese solar term of the year when the day and night are equally divided.

Do you know that erecting eggs, flying kites, beating drums, and dancing are all traditional ways of celebrating this day? It's believed that standing an egg on its end will bring good luck! This custom has been practiced for over 1,300 years.

Shot by Ma Xuefeng and Xu Yueer. Edited by Ma Xuefeng. Subtitles by Wang Xinzhou.

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