The Dongzhi Festival or Winter Solstice Festival (pinyin: Dongzhi; literally: "the arrival of winter") is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese around December 22 (according to East Asia time.Feature for this App-20 winter solstice photo frame-Winter solstice special puzzle games- The origin for the celebration winter solstice-Colourful winter solstices main page and vivid wallpaper- Special winter solstices Sample SMSTraditionally, the Dongzhi Festival is moment for the family to get together. One activity that happen during these get-togethers (especially in the southern parts of China and in Chinese communities overseas) is the making and eating of tangyuan or balls of glutinous rice, which symbolize reunion.[.Tangyuan are made of glutinous rice flour and sometimes brightly coloured. Each family member receives at least one large tangyuan in addition to several small ones. The flour balls may be plain or stuffed. They are cooked in a sweet soup or savory broth with both the ball and the soup/broth served in one bowl. It is also often served with a mildly alcoholic unfiltered rice wine containing whole grains of glutinous riceIn northern China, people typically eat dumplings on Dongzhi. It is said to have originated from Zhang Zhongjing . On one cold winter day, he saw the poor suffering from chilblains on their ears. Feeling sympathetic, he ordered his apprentices to make dumplings with lamb and other ingredients, and distribute them among the poor to keep them warm, to keep their ears from getting chilblains. Since the dumplings were shaped like ears, Zhang named the dish "quhan jiaoer tang" or dumpling soup that expels the cold. From that time on, it has been a tradition to eat dumplings on the day of Dongzhi.We wish every body Happy Winter Solstice , Support our Winter Solstice Photo Frame and remember to give rate and review for our app.