On this day, the Northern hemisphere experiences the shortest day and the longest night, and according to ancient beliefs it marks the arrival of cold weather. In 2015, the Winter Solstice falls on December 22.
The Dragon Boat Festival, occurring on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, is almost here. Yet even as the sport of dragon boat racing is widely popular, little is known about the actual production of dragon boats.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.