It was winter solstice yesterday. There’s even a saying: winter solstice is more important than the new year. Shanghai is a part of Wu area and it is still a tradition to celebrate winter solstice here.
But how are winter solstices celebrated in Shanghai? Let’s take a look.
·Worshiping the ancestors and tomb-sweeping
·Making winter solstice dumplings
·Having rice congee with eight ingredients
·Having nutritious food or taking herbal tonic to prepare for winter