Category Archives: Holidays

The Summer Solstice: Eating Dog Meat And Lychee

The summer solstice (夏至) is the 10th solar term of the twenty four solar terms in China. It is comes annually around June 21st or 22nd. Summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere marks the beginning of summer for the earth north of the equator. At this time, much of the Northern Hemisphere receive the longest daylight, but it does not bring the hottest temperatures which will come only twenty to thirty days later.