中国农历新年 Chinese New Year



Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, is the most important and widely celebrated festival for Chinese people. 2017 Chinese New Year will fall on January 28. It is the Year of the Rooster according to Chinese zodiac. The preparation starts seven days before the Chinese New Year’s Eve, and the holiday celebration will last to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first lunar month.

Being one of the traditional festivals, it is the time for the whole families to reunite together, which is similar with Christmas Day to the westerners. The main traditional celebrations of the festival include eating reunion dinner with family, giving red envelopes, firecrackers, new clothes, and decorations. And the traditional performances such as dragon dances, lion dances and temple fairs can be seen all over China.

Mid-Autumn Festival

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