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It was said in the Book of Han that "The Yang energy rises on winter solstice, and the spirit of gentlemen also rises with it, thus a day worth celerbrating…" The ancient Chinese considered the winter solstice to be the beginning of the year when people paid tribute to Heaven and their ancestors and welcome the New Year. In the ancient China, people in many places observed the custom of eating wontons on the winter solstice. Wontons are also commonly known as huntun or dumpling by many. Folk legend has it that eating wonton helps remove chaos and enhances intelligence and enlightenment. This year's winter solstice for 2018 is on Saturday, December 22.The tradition of eating wonton on winter solstice is still observed in some places. In today's show, we will introduce three different kinds of wonton: wonton soup, womton with red chili sauce, and fried wonton.