Why is the Lantern Festival celebrated?

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The Lantern Festival is celebrated to mark the night of the first full moon of the lunar New Year. It is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the Chinese calendar and is celebrated in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore although it is given a different title in these countries.
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The Lantern Festival, also called Yuan Xiao Jie, was celebrated at the fifteen day of the first lunar month. It marks the end of New Year's celebrations, also the first time to see
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1. Prepare Yuanxiao, which are also known as glutinous rice balls. These treats are sweet dumplings made from the following ingredients: sticky rice, butter, black sesame powder,
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The Lantern Festival, called 元宵佳節(Mandarin = Yuan Xiao Jia Jieh; Cantonese = Yuen Siu Gai Jeet), that falls on the very last day (Jan. 15th) of Chinese
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Lantern Festival also known as Yuano Xiao Festival celebrates the 15th of the first month of each lunisolar year. It is celebrated as the Chinese version of Valentine's Day.
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