Guangzhou New Year folk customs lettuce festival
Lettuce will be mentioned, northerners know very little, and some even never heard of, but I do not know its meaning. Almost all people who have been to Guangdong, I understand. Lettuce would be Cantonese New Year wishes, to say a little more specific, is Guangzhou folk customs.
Every Spring Festival, the lunar month on the 26th day, pray for the gift of Guangzhou many masses of money, rushed to prepare in advance a good meeting place, all together, we sat around the table, eating lettuce singing and dancing, there said laughing, very cheerful, Clifford year blessed with financial resources, always making money. Lettuce would really like to do some of the same party, the scene grand and grand, very busy.
According to popular legend, in the first month on the 26th hour of midnight, the Goddess of Mercy is wide open time treasury loan to help the people to get rich. Each to this time, a large number of men and women dressed in costumes, no matter how busy, no matter how critical things to do, will be desperate pilgrimage to the temple to pray Goddess of Mercy mercy "to borrow money." Each value Goddess of Mercy "open bank" Goddess of Mercy temple sea of people, very lively. Now, with the change in the development of society, the times, the local lettuce will catch some place not only in the Goddess of Mercy temple, there have even put lettuce will do the hotel or at home.
Visible, local people attach great importance to the Spring Festival folk lettuce will, almost each village to be held in urban and rural areas, and the people happy Spring Festival, gathered in the countryside, on the grounds eat lettuce, octave singing, playing the ancient drama, dancing, playing miscellaneous . If done these, harvest will be good, so beautiful people like to participate. Do not have fun, in the meeting room, features a pond, pool was placed ahead of many clams and snails, to attend the meeting who explore hands in water, and tangible Lo's twins, a girl who clams and tangible. Whole lettuce will be a symbol of wealth, fortune, long time. Fangcun Hang Hau and Huangpu, lettuce will be held every year, no matter who that day, or may not know the host family, just come to cobble together a table of eight, the owner will serve warm, if more people come, the happier host family.
China has a tradition thousands of years of history and culture, and rich with meaning, to manage profound, lettuce will not only catch a local wind study folk culture, to better reflect the people's happy life tomorrow hope and longing.