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Culture Insider: 9 things you may not know about Start of Spring

Updated: 2016-02-04 10:25:06

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Swallows. [Photo/Xinhua]

Wearing fabric swallows

Wearing fabric swallows is a custom in some regions in Shaanxi. Every Start of Spring, people like to wear a swallow made of colorful silk on their chests. The custom originated during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The swallow is a harbinger of spring and a symbol of prosperity and happiness.

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