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“Bite Autumn” to Spend “Beginning of Autumn”
updated on: 2019-08-09



On August 8, children of Construction Road Community of Changleng Town of Xinjian District was participating in the “Bite Autumn” eating watermelon competition, helping children know about the source of solar terms by experiencing traditional folk customs, to inherit Chinese culture. August 8 is the “Beginning of Autumn” in 24 solar terms. There is a custom in our country to “bite Autumn in the Beginning of Autumn”, i.e. eating watermelon on that day to express the wish of “biting scorching Summer to usher cool Autumn”.


Source: ncnews.com.cn