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Chinese New Year
Where is China?
Chinese New Year
• Friday, January 31
• “Lunar New Year,” or the “Spring Festival”
– (春節 in Chinese).

• Besides China, it...
Each Chinese year has an animal symbol.
It is said that a person is like the animal that represents the
year they were bor...
Which year were you born in?
This year…
New Year Traditions
• The Chinese believe that as
they enter a new year, they
should put behind them all
things of the pas...
Colors
• Red and Gold are very important colors to the
Chinese New Year
• Red: means power and happiness
• Gold: means hea...
Gifts!
• Many people
exchange gifts
during the Chinese
New Year
• A popular gift is
small red envelopes
filled with money....
The dragon

The dragon is another popular symbol for Chinese New Year.
It means strength, goodness, and good luck.
Parade
• Every year there is a parade and a few special
dances.
• This is the dance from Chinese New Year in
Singapore.
– ...
Food!

Mandarin Oranges symbolize good luck
Food!

A whole fish represents “bounty”, or having enough food in the New Year
Food!
“Tray of Prosperity”
candied melon (growth
and good health),

red melon seeds
(joy, happiness, truth)
lychee nuts (c...
• Here are some photos that Ms. L took last
year during the Chinese New Year Parade in
New York City

• If you want to see...
Dragons
Dragons
Dragons
Dragons
Even MORE dragons
People from the community
Chinese-American Council
Musicians
Chinese Art and Calligraphy Club
Calligraphy
Calligraphy
New Year’s Around the World
• http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/cultu
re/newyears/
The End!
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  1. 1. Chinese New Year
  2. 2. Where is China?
  3. 3. Chinese New Year • Friday, January 31 • “Lunar New Year,” or the “Spring Festival” – (春節 in Chinese). • Besides China, it is celebrated in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Tibet, Macau, Malaysia, Phili ppines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam
  4. 4. Each Chinese year has an animal symbol. It is said that a person is like the animal that represents the year they were born .
  5. 5. Which year were you born in?
  6. 6. This year…
  7. 7. New Year Traditions • The Chinese believe that as they enter a new year, they should put behind them all things of the past. – They clean their house – Get new clothes – Get haircuts
  8. 8. Colors • Red and Gold are very important colors to the Chinese New Year • Red: means power and happiness • Gold: means health and good fortune
  9. 9. Gifts! • Many people exchange gifts during the Chinese New Year • A popular gift is small red envelopes filled with money. This money is supposed to be good luck.
  10. 10. The dragon The dragon is another popular symbol for Chinese New Year. It means strength, goodness, and good luck.
  11. 11. Parade • Every year there is a parade and a few special dances. • This is the dance from Chinese New Year in Singapore. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQKmjp_o-Es
  12. 12. Food! Mandarin Oranges symbolize good luck
  13. 13. Food! A whole fish represents “bounty”, or having enough food in the New Year
  14. 14. Food! “Tray of Prosperity” candied melon (growth and good health), red melon seeds (joy, happiness, truth) lychee nuts (close family ties) kumquats (wealth) coconut (togetherness) peanuts (long life) lotus seeds (many children)
  15. 15. • Here are some photos that Ms. L took last year during the Chinese New Year Parade in New York City • If you want to see the parade this year, it is this Sunday, February 2.
  16. 16. Dragons
  17. 17. Dragons
  18. 18. Dragons
  19. 19. Dragons
  20. 20. Even MORE dragons
  21. 21. People from the community
  22. 22. Chinese-American Council
  23. 23. Musicians
  24. 24. Chinese Art and Calligraphy Club
  25. 25. Calligraphy
  26. 26. Calligraphy
  27. 27. New Year’s Around the World • http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/cultu re/newyears/
  28. 28. The End!
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