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Touching 'Begging Turtles' for good luck


The Lantern Festival is an ancient cultural event with traditions that include touching rice turtles, crossing the Peace Bridge, and enjoying folk performances. The turtles are crafted from bags of rice, symbolizing auspiciousness. People express their hopes and prayers by touching every part of the rice turtles. Through this activity, symbolizing luck, peace, and kindness, participants express their wishes for a healthy, happy, and prosperous new year.

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