It's almost Winter Solstice, remember to eat dumplings, industry news-SKP company
The winter solstice, also known as the Winter Festival, the sub-year, and the long-reaching festival, has two connotations of nature and humanity. It is not only an important solar term in the twenty-four solar terms, but also a traditional festival in Chinese folk.
On the winter solstice, the finger of the bucket and the yellow Meridian of the sun reach 270 degrees, and the festival will be held on December 21-23 of the Gregorian calendar every year.
The winter solstice is one of the eight festivals of the year. In ancient times, there was a custom of worshipping the gods in the 'eight festivals.
The winter solstice is regarded as a big festival in winter. There is a saying in the folk that 'the winter solstice is as big as the year', so the ancients called the winter solstice 'sub-year' or 'small year '.
In some parts of the southern coastal areas of China, the traditional customs of the winter solstice are still continued.
In some areas of northern China, there is a custom of eating dumplings every winter solstice.
The winter solstice indicates that the sun in the northern hemisphere has the lowest height and the shortest daytime, but the temperature on the winter solstice is not the lowest.
On the winter solstice, the sun directly hits the ground and reaches the southernmost end of the year. The sun almost directly hits the Tropic of Cancer (Also known as the winter solstice line)The sun is the most inclined to the northern hemisphere;
Therefore, the winter solstice is the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, and the shorter the north, the shorter the day.
It is worth noting that before and after the winter solstice, the Earth is located near the perihelion and runs at a slightly faster speed, which results in that the time when the sun directly shines on the southern hemisphere is about 8 days shorter than that of the Northern Hemisphere in a year, therefore, winter in the northern hemisphere is slightly shorter than summer.