The feast is so appealing that the
ancestors join in, even though a
young girl teases her brother with
a slice of pizza.
Grandmother eats the long
noodles as a blessing for long life
to the new generations. Oranges
are a sign of good fortune.
In China, cherry blossoms are a
symbol of a women's beauty; the
Japanese hold the blossom in the
highest esteem, holding an
excursion to view the trees called
"Hana mi", during which the
participants ponder the transient
nature of life.