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2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
2010 New Year Presentation
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2010 New Year Presentation

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  • 1. CHINESE NEW YEAR
  • 2. Chinese New Year
      • The Chinese year 4708 begins on Feb-14, 2010
      • Spring Festival ( 春 节 , Chun jie) 15 days
      • New Year’s Eve ( 除夕 , Chu xi,Feb-13)
      • Lunar New Year ( 大年初一 , Da nian chu yi,Feb-14)
      • Lantern Festival ( 元宵节, Fifteenth day from Spring Festival,Feb-28)
  • 3. The Story behind New Year
      • The nián ( 年 /year) was a man-eating beast from the mountains.
      • The people used loud noises (i.e.. firecrackers) and the red color to scare it away.
      • These customs led to the first New Year celebrations ( 过年 , Guo nian), which means the passing of the nian beast.
  • 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. 2010 is the year of Tiger
  • 6. Common New Year Practices
      • Food
      • Greeting
      • Fire crackers
      • Red envelopes
      • Dress/Decorations
      • Red banners or couplets
      • New Year parade
  • 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 "may there be surpluses every year." Dumplings: ( 饺子 , jiaozi) resemble ancient Chinese gold ingots ( 金元宝 , jin yuan bao). Noodles: It means long life.
  • 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. Dress for New Year H appy New Year!
  • 10. Parade---Drum performance
  • 11. Parade---Dragon Dance
  • 12. Parade-Lion Dance
  • 13. Red banners, couplets and pictures
  • 14. Chinese New Year decoration in London's Chinatown
  • 15.
    • Thanks to
      • Richard Ding
      • Jane Lu
      • China Post Office
      • www.google.com /image

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