Winter is coming! Are you ready?

Source:Globaltimes.cn Published: 2016/11/7 11:30:41

File photo: Chicken soup. Photo: CFP

File photo: Chicken soup. Photo: CFP

File photo: Dumplings. Photo: CFP

File photo: Dumplings. Photo: CFP

A staff member in a dumpling restaurant serves customers during <em>lidong</em> in Beijing in 2015. Photo: Li Hao/GT

A staff member in a dumpling restaurant serves customers during lidong in Beijing in 2015. Photo: Li Hao/GT

File Photo: Two Beijing residents play in the snow on Nanchangjie Street in 2013. Photo: Li Hao/GT

File Photo: Two Beijing residents play in the snow on Nanchangjie Street in 2013. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Lidong, or the start of winter, falls on November 7 this year, according to China’s traditional lunar calendar. In northern China people commonly celebrate lidong by enjoying dumplings, while those in southern China prefer chicken, duck or fish. 


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