Another Chinese important traditional festival is the Lantern Festival on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month .On that day, various types of lanterns are exhibited, fireworks set off ,and acrobatics and dances displayed. Traditionally, Yuanxiao is eaten on the night of the Lantern Festival, because it symbolizes family unity and happiness. Yuanxiao is a dough stuffed with sweet stuffings such as sugar and bean paste. Therefore,
the Lantern Festival is also called the Yuanxiao Festival.