元宵节 Chinese Lantern Festival，又称为“上元节”，或称小正月、元夕或灯节，为中国传统节日，时间是每年的农历正月十五，是春节之后的第一个重要节日。按中国民间的传统，元宵节的夜晚，人们要出门赏月、燃灯放焰、喜猜灯谜、共吃元宵。
The Lantern Festival (also known as the Yuanxiao Festival or Shangyuan Festival in China.
Yuanxiao: Tangyuan (food)'元宵' is a glutinous rice ball. It is a round food, and is eaten on the fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year. "元宵" has a long history in China. The first Yuanxiao was made 800 years ago. Chinese people believe the round shape of the balls and the bowls where they are served, come to symbolize the family togetherness. It can also bring the family happiness and good luck in the new year.
Lantern Festival English version http://www.gio.gov.tw/info/festival_c/glue_e/glue.htm
Chinese version http://news.xinhuanet.com/ziliao/2003-01/18/content_695316.htm