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The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Spring (Chinese: 立春), the first solar term of the year, begins this year on Feb 4 and ends on Feb 18.
Since the Qin Dynasty, China's has been to spring as the beginning of spring. From the astronomical beginning of spring are divided up, and in nature, in people's minds, the spring is warm, flowers; the spring are the growth, cultivation sowing. Study in the climate, the spring is the pentad (5 days for one-designate) the average temperature 10 ℃ to 22 ℃ slots.
Beginning of Spring lifts the curtain of spring. After that everything turns green and full of vigor; people clearly see that the daytime is becoming longer and the weather is becoming warmer.
The tradition of eating special snacks and dinners on the day is called "yaochun," which literally means "biting the spring." Other favorite dishes on the day include "zhouzi," braised pork joints and "chunjuan," fried rolls stuffed with leek and eggs.
Chinese ancient poets often write poems to celebrate Spring: