Chinese People Prepare for Laba Festival

January 5, 2017
Editor: Hewater Liu
Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

Photo taken on January 4 shows the ingredients of Laba congee in Hohhot, capital city of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Ding Genhou]

Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

Photo taken on January 4 shows the ingredients of Laba congee in Hohhot, capital city of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Ding Genhou]

Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

A teacher shows the ingredients of Laba congee to children at the Qunying Kindergarten in Kaifeng, a city in central China's Henan Province, on January 4. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Li Junsheng]

Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

A cook makes Laba congee at the Daming Temple in Yangzhou, a city in east China's Jiangsu Province, on January 4. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Meng Delong]

Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

An old woman shows the ingredients of Laba congee in Hohhot, capital city of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on January 4. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Ding Genhou]

Chinese Prepare for Laba Festival

Residents eat Laba congee in Hohhot, capital city of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on January 4. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, will fall on January 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba congee, or eight treasure porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest, happiness and peace. [Xinhua/Ding Genhou]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

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