“24 Solar Terms Live Show”: The Autumnal Equinox

Authors: Go Chengdu

2018-09-26

“Qiu Fen” in Chinese means the day is in mid-autumn.
These days, sweet osmanthus flowers are in full bloom exuding strong fragrance around the city.
From the Autumnal Equinox, the weather in Chengdu stays pleasantly cool. It drizzles from time to time, and the maximum air temperature will remain 24 degrees centigrade.
The Autumnal Equinox is the 16th term of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms and falls on Sept. 23, when the sun moves to the celestial longitude of 180 degrees. "Qiu Fen" in Chinese means the day is in mid-autumn.
Standing the egg on the end on the Autumnal Equinox is a custom in China, and people in some places often play the game or hold the match of standing eggs on the day.

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