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Glutinous rice balls and bright lanterns light up the Lantern Festival

Today marks the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the day when the Lantern Festival is celebrated. Dating back over 2,000 years, the festival commemorates the first full moon night of the Chinese lunar New Year. As an essential Lantern Festival delicacy, glutinous rice balls stuffed with a sweet or salty filling, known as yuanxiao or tangyuan, are the stars of Chinese dining tables during this celebration.

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