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January 1
People watch
fireworks.
It begins on the first day of the first
month in the Chinese calendar and
ends on the 15th.
People decorate
windows and doors
with red color paper-
cuts and couplets.
On the fifteenth day of the first
month in the Chinese Calendar
Children go out at night
carrying paper lanterns
and solve riddles on the
lanterns.
February 14
People make practical
jokes.
It’s a movable feast which
can occur as early as March
22 or as late as April 25
Children hunt
colored eggs.
Second Sunday
in May
Third
Sunday
in June
Zongzi (Rice
Dumplings)
Dragon Boat Race
On the 15th day of the eighth month
in the Chinese calendar
People eat cakes
outside under the
moon.
October 31
Fourth Thursday in November
•People eat traditional
foods like turkey,
stuffing, sweet
potatoes, homemade
bread, and pumpk...
December 25
Father
Christmas
brings
gifts for
children.
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  1. 1. January 1 People watch fireworks.
  2. 2. It begins on the first day of the first month in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th.
  3. 3. People decorate windows and doors with red color paper- cuts and couplets.
  4. 4. On the fifteenth day of the first month in the Chinese Calendar
  5. 5. Children go out at night carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns.
  6. 6. February 14
  7. 7. People make practical jokes.
  8. 8. It’s a movable feast which can occur as early as March 22 or as late as April 25
  9. 9. Children hunt colored eggs.
  10. 10. Second Sunday in May
  11. 11. Third Sunday in June
  12. 12. Zongzi (Rice Dumplings)
  13. 13. Dragon Boat Race
  14. 14. On the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar
  15. 15. People eat cakes outside under the moon.
  16. 16. October 31
  17. 17. Fourth Thursday in November •People eat traditional foods like turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, homemade bread, and pumpkin
  18. 18. December 25
  19. 19. Father Christmas brings gifts for children.
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