The Gusu District Folk Cultural Tourism Festival and the 2017 "Ceremony of celebrating the Winter Solstice and the ancestor worship" successfully closed on Dec.24. The event lasted for eight days and has attracted the attention of more than 100,000 people through the online platform and the offline interaction. The number of the participants was at a record high.
The Winter Solstice is a holiday to express the friendship and gratitude of friends and relatives. It is also a festival for filial piety. Therefore, The Winter Solstice celebration in Suzhou has been passed on, and has always kept the theme of humanistic feelings.