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All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
All about Chinese New Year
The Origin Of Chinese New Year
The Origin Of Chinese New Year
Red-paper couplets
Red-paper couplets
Red-paper couplets
Red-paper couplets
Chinese red envelopes
Chinese red envelopes
Big dinner
Big dinner
Couplets
Couplets
Couplets
Couplets
Couplets
Couplets
The First day of the Lunar New year
The First day of the Lunar New year
Very busy during
Very busy during
Very busy during
Very busy during
The Dragon And The Lion Dance
The Dragon And The Lion Dance
The Dragon And The Lion Dance
The Dragon And The Lion Dance
The Lunar New year
The Lunar New year
The Lunar New year
The Lunar New year
Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year
1All about Chinese New Year.0 7words,such as good fortune and springtime. The paper0
2Chinese Lunar Calendar. The Chinese Lunar Calendar0 squares are usually pasted upside down, because the
names each of the twelve years after an animal. Legend Mandarin word for upside down, dao, is a homonym of
has it that the Lord Buddha summoned all the animals to the word arrival. Thus, the paper squares represent
come to him before he departed from earth. Only twelve the arrival of spring and the coming of prosperous
came to bid him farewell and as a reward he named a times.
year after each one in the order they arrived. The 8Taboos. Its unlucky to sweep the floor during the0
Chinese believe the animal ruling the year in which a first five days of the Lunar New Year,because one might
person is born has a profound influence on personality, accidentally sweep ones good luck and wealth out of
saying: "This is the animal that hides in your the house. Bad language and talk of death are severely
heart." frowned upon. If a dish is broken,its vital to say
3The Origin Of Chinese New Year. The Origin of the0 suei suei ping an ,means every year will be safe and
lunar New Year Festival can be traced back thousands secure.
years, involving a series of colorful legends and 9On the first day of the Lunar New year. Offering0
traditions. One of the famous legend is Nian, an ritual homage to ones ancestors. Reverence is then
extremely cruel and ferocious beast that the ancients paid to the gods. new clothes are worn,and visits are
believed would devour people on New Years Eve. made to friend,neighbor,and relatives to exchange good
4To keep Nian away, red-paper couplets are pasted on0 wishes of gong si fa cai, which means
doors, torches are lit and firecrackers are set off congratulations and prosperity.
through the night, because Nain is said to fear the 10All of Taiwans temples are usually very busy0
color red, the light of fire ,and loud noises. Early during this time of year as large numbers of people
the next morning, as feelings of triumph and renewal crowd into them with elevated incense sticks to pray
fill the air at successfully keeping Nain away for for good luck. The first day of the Lunar New Year is
another year, the most popular greeting heard is gong also "the welcoming of the gods of the heavens and
si, or congratulations. earth. Many people abstain from meat on the first day
5Chinese red envelopes. Monetary gifts are usually1 of the new year because it is believed that this will
presented in red envelopes during festive occasions, ensure long and happy lives for them.
like weddings, birthdays, and the New Year. While their 11The Dragon And The Lion Dance. One of the most0
main task is to bear gifts, their second duty is to spectacular sights during the Lunar New Year Festival
shower the recipient with luck, joy, and prosperity. is the dragon and lion dance. The heads of these
6Big dinner on New Years Eve-- fish. Fish are0 fearsome beasts are supposed to ward off evil, and the
considered lucky creatures. This is because the word nimble movements of the dancers provide a grand
fish in Chinese also sounds like the word meaning spectacle enjoyable to everyone.
surplus or something left over. The owners believe 12what do we do on the ninth day of the Lunar New0
it will help to bring in a surplus of money. People year? Finally, on the ninth day, numerous offerings are
hope these practices will bring extra wealth in the set out in the forecourt or central courtyard of
coming year. temples to celebrate the birthday of the Jade Emperor,
7couplets. Spring couplets are paper scrolls and0 who was believed to have been born immediately after
squares inscribed with blessings and auspicious midnight on the ninth day.
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