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Children greet upcoming ‘Lixia’ in E China’s Zhejiang

Updated: May 5,2018 9:37 AM     Xinhua

Children paint on eggs to participate in an egg knocking competition marking the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018. “Lixia” marks the seventh solar term on the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a folk custom for local people to greet “Lixia”, which falls on May 5 this year.[Photo/Xinhua]

Children participate in an egg knocking competition to mark the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

Children are served with festival cuisine to mark the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018.[Photo/Xinhua]

Children are weighed to mark the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018.[Photo/Xinhua]

Children participate in an egg knocking competition to mark the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018.[Photo/Xinhua]

Children learn to make festival cuisine to mark the upcoming “Lixia”, or beginning of summer, at a kindergarten in Lijiaxiang township, Changxing county of East China’s Zhejiang province, May 4, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

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