See how people celebrated the 2021 December solstice
CGTN America Digital

Dec. 21 marks the longest night of the year for the residents on Earth in the northern hemisphere and the longest day of the year for those south of the equator. Take a look at how people in Ireland, Bolivia, and China are marking this day. 

Scroll left and right to view gallery above.

People gathered outside a 5,000-year-old tomb in Newgrange, Ireland, while residents in La Paz, Bolivia, participated in rituals to thank Mother Earth, and people in Beijing met to eat dumplings a popular food during the winter solstice.

Check out The China Report, our new weekly newsletter. Subscribe here!

Search Trends