Chinese New Year
The fifteenth day of the new year is celebrated as Yuanxiao Festival or the Lantern Festival a sweet glutinous rice ball brewed in a soup, are eaten this day. Candles are lit outside houses as a way to guide wayward spirits home. This day is celebrated as the Lantern Festival, and families walk the street carrying lighted lanterns.In Malaysia and Singapore, this day is celebrated by individuals seeking for a romantic partner, akin to Valentines Day.Normally, single women would write their contact number on mandarin oranges and throw it in a river or a lake while single men would collect them and eat the oranges. The taste is an indication of their possible love sweet represents a good fate while sour represents a bad fate.This day often marks the end of the Chinese New Year festivities.