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24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Minor Heat

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-07-06 09:23

Minor Heat is the season when fireflies become lively. [Photo/Sipaphoto.com]

Firefly season

Minor Heat is the season when fireflies become lively. Zhu Shuzhen, a woman of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), once described in her famous poem Summer Fireflies a happy scene of children playing with fireflies in the woods at night.

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