Nov 14

Chinese Spring Festival

Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important traditional holiday in China,Which also named Lunar New Year, especially by people in mainland China and Taiwan. The festival usually starts on the first day of the month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: zhēng yuè) in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th, the day is called Lantern Festival. Chinese New Year Eve, known as “chu xi”. It means literally Pass Year Eve.

Chinese _newyearChinese New Year celebration is the largest the lunar calendar. The origin of Chinese New Year itself is centuries old and is becoming increasingly important because many myths and traditions. Ancient Chinese New Year is a reflection on how people behave and what most people think.Celebrated in areas with large populations of Chinese, Chinese New Year is an important holiday for Chinese and has influenced the celebrations of their geographical neighbors the New Year, and the cultures in which the Chinese have great interactions. For Koreans, Mongolians, Nepal, Bhutan, including Vietnam, and former Japan before 1873.
Outside of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, Chinese New Year is also celebrated in countries with large populations of Han China, like Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. In Canada, although Chinese New Year is a holiday, many ethnic Chinese hold large celebrations and national and international awards for Canada Post issues stamps on the New Year.

In China, however, vary the current Customs and regional traditions to celebrate the Chinese New Year. People will get their money, gifts, decorations, equipment, buy food and clothes. It is also the tradition of every family home a complete Clean up all the misfortunes in an attempt to create space for incoming good luck. Doors and windows are decorated with red only on paper cuts and couplets are popular with the issues of happiness, wealth and longevity. On the eve of Chinese New Year dinner is a feast with their families. Food ranging from ducks to pigs, chicken and sweet treats. The family will complete the evening with fireworks. Early the next morning, children greet their parents, want the time in good health and joy, and receive money in red envelopes paper. The Chinese New Year tradition is a great way to combine all forgotten the anger, and who sincerely wants peace and happiness for all.

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