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NEWS//Get a haircut

NEWS//Get a haircut

Today is an ideal day for a haircut

The second day of the second month on the Chinese lunar calendar marks the traditional Chinese festival Long Tai Tou (dragon head raising). This year Spring Dragon Festival falls on March 8.

The day is celebrated by getting a haircut; sometimes that includes shaving the head. Many Chinese people also mark the day by playing dragon lanterns, eating noodles, and praying for luck

Traditionally, Long Tai Tou is considered the day that spring begins and farmers are able to work their fields to prepare their crops.

The dragon of Spring Dragon Festival is a constellation that comes into view at this time of the year. It’s appearance signals the return of spring rains.

Souces: ECNS, China Heritage, Chinese Astrology, The Epoch Times