TRENDING Dog days gone! Chushu of China's 24 solar terms comes

TRENDING

Dog days gone! Chushu of China's 24 solar terms comes

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18:26, August 23, 2021

Today marks“Chushu”or the "End of Heat," the 14th of the 24 solar terms on lunar Chinese calendar.

It implies that the scorching summer is going away while autumn is around the corner.

In this period, the fishing season is started, crops are getting ripen and ready to embrace a harvest.

Besides, eating duck during the end of heat is a folk tradition, for duck is “cool” in nature by traditional Chinese medicine.

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(Video by Zhao Yaohuan, scripts by Shan Xin)

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