CNY is a time for families to be together. The main traditions include eating reunion dinner with family, giving red envelopes, firecrackers, new clothes, and decorations. See more on Chinese New Year Dates.
A week before the new year begins, from the 23rd of the 12th lunar month February 8,the tradition is Chinese people clean their houses thoroughly.
Chinese people like eating, and they eat a lot during the Spring Festival. Some Chinese worship their ancestors before the reunion dinner, to show that they are putting their ancestors first.
For full details see Spring Festival celebrationsor read on for a summary of activities and a guide to travel in China in this festive period.
Traditions and Activities In China, traditions and celebrations vary greatly across the country.
The cleaning represents a wish to bid farewell to the old year, and welcome in new year good fortune. Every street, building, and house where Spring Festival is celebrated is decorated with red.
As is a year of the Dog, decorations related to dogs are commonly seen. Chinese traditionally believe that years begin and end at Chinese New Year, rather than January 1. Animal Signs Each Chinese year is associated with an animal sign according to the Chinese zodiac.
Traditionally, Chinese people believe that the Kitchen Stove God is the god of the kitchen and affairs of the home. CNY is celebrated by a quarter of the world!
Preparations Red lanterns are hung for Chinese New Year. Big families of several generations sit around round tables and enjoy the food and time together. There are red dog dolls for children and New Year paintings with dogs on. Dishes with lucky meanings must be included in the dinner such as fish, dumplings, and spring rolls.Celebrating Chinese New Year is a fun-filled craft, activity and resource book for the Chinese New Year.
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Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year, or 'Spring Festival' is China's most important festival and holiday. This year's CNY fell on Friday, February 16thbeginning a year of the Dog.
Next CNY, February 5thwill begin a pig year. CNY is celebrated by a quarter of the world! Spring Festival is.Download