Why eating Tang Yuan to celebrate the spring festival? In Chinese The pronunciation of 汤圆(tāng yuán) is similar to团圆(tuán yuán), which means reunion. Reunion is a very important concept for Chinese people. At the eve of spring festival every year, the members of the family, near and far, get together for celebration. Thus, eating Tang Yuan to celebrate the spring festival, a kind of Chinese food having reunion meaning, is a folk-custom of China.
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