Summer solstice activities include offering sacrifices to gods and ancestors, eating noodles, eating dog meat, avoiding shaving and haircut, avoiding thunderstorms and so on.
The summer solstice is a solar term in the solar term of our country. There are many customs and activities during the summer solstice every year.
The god worship ancestors: since the ancient times are the custom of the god worship ancestors, in order to harvest, good crop next year.
Noodles: The folk have always been popular “winter solstice dumplings summer solstice noodles,” for different noodles on different grounds, eating fried sauce noodles in Beijing, cold noodles in Chongqing and other regions in Sichuan.
Eating dog meat: Eating a meat dog can be fit, eating dog meat can increase resistance from ancient times to modern times.
Taboo on shaving and hairdressing: The taboo on shaving and hairdressing in the summer solstice has been inherited from ancient times to modern times. It is believed that shaving in the summer solstice will affect the luck, so shaving is not advocated.
Avoid thunderstorms: For farmers, the most feared is thunderstorms, which will affect the harvest of crops, so people hope not to thunder or rain during the summer solstice.