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NCI Ningbo Mandarin Learners Celebrate the 7th Solar Term – The Start of Summer

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6 May, the Mandarin classes in the evening were started by egg duel amongst learners. The day was the 7th Solar Term ---- Lixia, the start of

summer according to the Chinese agricultural calendar, while in terms of the Ningbo custom, this Solar Term is presented by egg duel. People

hold an egg to touch the other people’s egg, and slowly push it until one of the eggs crushed. This easy game brought a lot of fun to the class,

and some even call it a Chinese Easter.












Posted on 10 May 2019