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The Customs of White Dews

These white water-drops adhere to flowers, grass and trees. When the morning comes, sunshine makes them look crystal clear, spotless white and adorable. Therefore, people have given them this beautiful name, White Dew.
[1] Children Playing with Swallow Cars
[2] Eating Longan in White Dew Season
[3] White Dew Wine
[4] White Dew Tea
[5] White Dew Flowers

Children Playing with Swallow Cars

In Tancheng County, Shandong Province, children all play with swallow cars (sharpened wooden cars in the shape of a swallow) on the first day of White Dew. People of every household can make this kind of wooden toy, which can even make pleasing sounds. Pushing the swallow cars while running can help the children resist coldness and improve their bodily constitutions. The picture above shows that the children in Fannian Village, Gangshang Town, Tancheng County, Shandong Province are attracted by the beautiful swallow cars.

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