History Of Chinese New Year  

History Of Chinese New Year

If you have friends who celebrate Chinese New Year, then you know how important this festival is to them. The festival date keeps changing every year as the lunar calendar is followed. The first month in the lunar calendar is when this festival takes place. It is when the family reunites to celebrate and spend time catching up and wish each other good fortune and prosperity. More...

How Do You Say Happy New Year In Chinese ?

How Do You Say Happy New Year In Chinese ?

If you have friends who celebrate Chinese New Year, then you know how important this festival is to them. The festival date keeps changing every year as the lunar calendar is followed. The first month in the lunar calendar is when this festival takes place. It is when the family reunites to celebrate and spend time catching up and wish each other good fortune and prosperity. More...

How Do You Write Happy New Year In Chinese ?

How Do You Write Happy New Year In Chinese ?

The most important festival celebrated in China and by Chinese people is the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. No matter where the Chinese people live, this is one festival that is celebrated with a lot of fervor and gaiety.

This date of the festival keeps changing every year as the Chinese follow the lunar calendar. There is symbolic meaning to this festival. It basically signifies that after a long and hard winter, the earth is returning to life, and this is when the planting of seeds and the plowing begins. Usually, the Chinese New Year falls between January and February. In 2011, the festival is on 3rd February. More...

Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions

The history of Chinese New Year is old and wonderful. During the ancient times, the Chinese society was agrarian society where people worked extremely hard to grow crops. The work was backbreaking and was done from sunrise to sunset. However, once the crops were harvested, the people would rest and relax for a few days before planting the new set of crops. This break would happen at the start of the lunar New Year. And, hence, celebrations and festivities would take place not just to bring in the New Year, but also to thank for a bountiful harvest. More...

How To Host A Chinese New Year Party ?

How To Host A Chinese New Year Party ?

Each year, Chinese New Year occurs on a different date, as the determination of the date is based on the lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the New Year invariably falls some time in January or February.

No matter where you are, celebrating Chinese New Year can be fun and laughter-filled occasion. In order for the party to be a success, you should first know how to host it. Make sure that you have all the food ready as per what Chinese traditionally eat for this festival. Seafood, angel hair seaweed and dumpling cooked in boiling water are a must for Chinese New Year. Also, set up red decorations and lantern artistically around the room for luck. More...

Why Is Chinese New Year Celebrated ?

Why Is Chinese New Year Celebrated ?

The Chinese New Year is known for its gaiety and festivities. The celebrations start a well in advance before the actual New Year begins and they continue for 15 days. This time is spent rejoicing and celebrating with the family. More...

 

 

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When Is The Chinese New Year ?       Chinese New Year is celebrated on a different date each year. Nonetheless, it can be said that the event is celebrated after the harvesting season is over and just before the planting of new crops occur. It marks the start of Spring season. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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