The fifth day, commonly known as PoWu.
The significance of the folk has the tradition of eating dumplings, a thriving business.According to the old habits will eat “jiaozi” water (the north called “cooking properties) 5, now some people only eat some time, some every other day to eat, but no eat, from the old mansion to the street, a small, even entertain the case.Women are no longer avoid the door and began to visit each other New Year’s greetings and congratulations.The new married women’s mothering in this day.Folk say PoWu can break taboos before this day.Said PoWu this day should not be doing things, PoWu customs besides above taboo, mainly to send poor, to meet the god of wealth, open trade.
The god of wealth (south)
Southerners in the fifth day the god of wealth.Folk legend, the god of wealth is five LuShen.The so-called five road, refers to the north and south, east and west, to go out five road, all can get it.Every New Year’s day, people in the fifth day zero zero, open the door and window, burning firecrackers, fireworks, to welcome the god of wealth.Took the god of wealth, you will eat wine road, often eat until the morning.You are full of rich hope, I wish god of fortune could bring the treasure house, in the New Year with dafu.
The fifth day of “poor”, is the ancient Chinese folk customs at the age of a very distinctive.Its meaning is offering to send the poor poor (god).Poor wretch, is also called the “poor”, the poor is the son of ZhuanXu.He was a weak small, sex like wearing rags, drink porridge.Area, shaanxi Seoul PoWu this day cream out of the door, and to put the pot roast meat, but also stir-fried bean, make its split, thought it can collapse in addition to the poor, for money.Besides the old New Year’s eve or the fifth day to eat so full, commonly known as “filling” pit “.
open the market
Ancient customs during the Spring Festival shops close together from beginning of big size, and listed on the fifth day.Common to the fifth day of the holy day, think will choose this day opened a thriving business.The stock market is also open on this day.