(Answer) Here in China and other parts of East Asia, winter solstice is celebrated as

Quiz Question: Here in China and other parts of East Asia, winter solstice is celebrated as…

The given options are:

  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Dongzhi Festival
  • Lunar New Year

Correct Answer:

Dongzhi Festival

Info: The winter solstice is a big deal for cultures that traditionally hew closely to the rhythms of the lunar calendar. Dongzhi celebrates the solstice as the transition from shorter days to longer days, symbolic of more positive energy flowing into the world as the hours of daylight begin to increase. Celebrants often eat tangyuan—rice balls, served in sweet broth.

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