Some believe Winter Solstice Fest more important than CNY


Festive delicacy: Khor selling tang yuan dough as well as cooked tang yuan at her stall in Cecil Market, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: Some Malaysian Chinese families here believe that the Winter Solstice Festival (or Dong Zhi) is more important than the Chinese New Year.

The festival, which is celebrated today, is still observed with families calling on relatives and friends bearing food to warm their hearts during the day where daylight is at its shortest in the year.

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