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CHINESE NEW YEAR
Chinese New Year   <ul><ul><li>The Chinese year 4708 begins on Feb-14, 2010   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring Festival (...
The Story behind New Year <ul><ul><li>The nián ( 年 /year) was a man-eating beast from the mountains.  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
12 Traditional Zodiacs 1.Rat 2.Ox 3.Tiger 4.Rabbit 5.Dragon 6.Snake 7.Horse 8.Goat 9.Monkey 10.Rooster 11.Dog 12.Boar Year...
2010 is the year of Tiger
Common New Year Practices   <ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire crackers ...
New Year’s Food   The reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve. Different dish has different meaning. Fish:   Chinese phra...
Greetings Happy new year  新年快樂   ( Xin Nian Kuai Le)  Congratulations and be prosperous  恭喜發財 (Gong Xi Fa Cai )
Dress for New Year H appy New Year!
Parade---Drum performance
Parade---Dragon Dance
Parade-Lion Dance
Red banners, couplets and pictures
Chinese New Year decoration  in London's Chinatown
<ul><li>Thanks to   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Ding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Lu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China...
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  1. 1. CHINESE NEW YEAR
  2. 2. Chinese New Year <ul><ul><li>The Chinese year 4708 begins on Feb-14, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring Festival ( 春 节 , Chun jie) 15 days </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Year’s Eve ( 除夕 , Chu xi,Feb-13) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunar New Year ( 大年初一 , Da nian chu yi,Feb-14) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lantern Festival ( 元宵节, Fifteenth day from Spring Festival,Feb-28) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Story behind New Year <ul><ul><li>The nián ( 年 /year) was a man-eating beast from the mountains. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The people used loud noises (i.e.. firecrackers) and the red color to scare it away. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These customs led to the first New Year celebrations ( 过年 , Guo nian), which means the passing of the nian beast. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 12 Traditional Zodiacs 1.Rat 2.Ox 3.Tiger 4.Rabbit 5.Dragon 6.Snake 7.Horse 8.Goat 9.Monkey 10.Rooster 11.Dog 12.Boar Years: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020 Years: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021 Years: 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022 Years: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023 Years: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024 Years: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025 Years: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, Years: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016 Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, Years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, Years: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019,
  5. 5. 2010 is the year of Tiger
  6. 6. Common New Year Practices <ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire crackers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red envelopes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dress/Decorations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red banners or couplets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Year parade </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. New Year’s Food The reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve. Different dish has different meaning. Fish: Chinese phrase ( 年年有餘 , nian nian you yu) means &quot;may there be surpluses every year.&quot; Dumplings: ( 饺子 , jiaozi) resemble ancient Chinese gold ingots ( 金元宝 , jin yuan bao). Noodles: It means long life.
  8. 8. Greetings Happy new year 新年快樂 ( Xin Nian Kuai Le) Congratulations and be prosperous 恭喜發財 (Gong Xi Fa Cai )
  9. 9. Dress for New Year H appy New Year!
  10. 10. Parade---Drum performance
  11. 11. Parade---Dragon Dance
  12. 12. Parade-Lion Dance
  13. 13. Red banners, couplets and pictures
  14. 14. Chinese New Year decoration in London's Chinatown
  15. 15. <ul><li>Thanks to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Ding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane Lu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China Post Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.google.com /image </li></ul></ul>

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