Laba porridge sweetens prelude of Lunar New Year

BY CHINA DAILY Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days ahead. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called “la yue”, so the eighth day of this lunar month is “la yue chu ba”, or “laba”. The day is also known as the Laba Rice Porridge Festival. The Laba this year falls on Jan 13. Three major customs on … Continue reading Laba porridge sweetens prelude of Lunar New Year