The origin of the Chinese New Year is itself centuries old - in fact, too old to actually be traced. It is popularly recognized as the Spring Festival and celebrations last 15 days.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival in China. In the Spring Festival, all family members will get together, just like Chirstmas in the West. Its origin is ancient, but many believe the word Nian, which means "year", was the name of a beast that preyed on people on the eve of a new year. Spring Festival is the most important festival in China .In the evening before the Spring Festival ,families get together and have a big meal .In many places people like to set off firecrackers .Dumplings are the most traditional food .
During the Spring Festival,we can eat a lot of delicious food, and the food is different from some different places. For example，The northerners eat Jiao Zi, but southerners like to eat Nian Gao, which translates to "New Year Cake". In Chinese, Nian Gao is a homonym for high.On the eve of the new year， each family has its members gatherd together and eats a family reunion dinner. after the meal they watch tv until the clock strickes twelve. then every family sets off long strings of small firecrackers and other fire works to welcome the new year.
On the first day of the new year， almost everyone is dressed in his or her best. when people meet on the way， they say to each other “happy new year”。 friends and relatives pay new year calls and gives presents to each other. children indulge themselves in games.
In addition， there are also have many customs, such as saul dust, lucky money, pictures, spring couplet, shousui and so on.Children love Spring Festival because they can receive red packet! And they can also light firecrachkers. Lighting Firecrackers used to be one of the most important customs in the Spring Festival celebration.
All in all, the Chinese New Year is traditional festival that China is rich with most the special features.It symbolizes the lunar calendar for old year to end. New year has already start.The people will take leave cold monotonous of winter, greet the organic full of life spring.
Today is Chinese Lunar New Year’s Eve, Chinese called “Chu Xi”.
Today people will:Paste traditional pictures of legend figures on door & windows; Put Red Lanterns on gate of the house and keep the light on the whole night;
Also set off firecrackers and fireworks, to celebrate the New Year’s first day coming!
Echemi wish you have a brighten luckily New Year!
Today is just the day of Chinese Lunar New Year!
China has 12 symbols matching different year. This year, it is the year of Pig.
The pig is the lead of livestock, in ancient China, the family who has pig means the family is rich and live a very good life.Echemi wish you a fruitful year of pig with prosperity!
Today is the 2nd day of Chinese Lunar New Year!
Traditionally, the daughters and the sons in law will come back to parents home with children and be together to enjoy the happy time!
Echemi wish you feel at home whenever with Echemi！
Today is the 3rd day of the Lunar New Year:
It is said that, the goodness “nv wa” created the pig just this day, and tonight is the day the mouse get married with its bride. Next year is the Mouse year, to help the mouse get married happily without disturbing, people would get sleep early tonight, and also put some grains or cookies outside to share the harvest of this year with them!
What a lovely day!Echemi wish you a harvesting year full of love! We’d Share happiness, success, profit together!
Today is the 4th day of the Lunar New Year:
Just 7days before Chinese Lunar New year eve, Chinese celebrate the day as traditional pre-new-year, at that day people cleaning cooking and have the god of the kitchen back to heaven to have a rest and relax.
Today is the day, the God of kitchen coming back, and give good meals to the family!
Echemi wish you a happy new year with bon appetite!
Today is the 5th day of the Lunar New Year:
Today, it is said the birthday of the god of fortune! And people eat dumplings.
In Song dynasty, the paper money is just called “jiao zi”, which sounds the same as “dumplings”. Now you may know why Chinese people have dumplings for almost each holiday
Echemi wish you a bling-bling shining year with as much as Gold!
Today is the 6th day of the Lunar New Year:
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