What is Laba Rice Porridge Festival

The Laba Rice Porridge Festival, also known as Laba Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival that falls on the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month, typically in January or February on the Gregorian calendar. It is a time for families to gather together and enjoy Laba porridge, which is made from glutinous rice, millet, beans, and various nuts and fruits. The porridge is said to have originated from the ancient practice of preparing porridge with multiple ingredients to sustain people through the cold winter months.

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