The Legend of Nian Monster Chinese New Year. One of the most famous legends is that of Nian, an extremely cruel and ferocious beast, which according to Chinese belief, eats people in New Year's Eve
the fireworks Many people enjoy the fireworks, they believe the noise to frighten away Nian, the monster of new year.
dance of dragons and lions the dance of the dragon, the lions and the agility and skill of the dancers show a great spectacle for all to enjoy.The heads of these beasts supposedly scare off evil Nian.
SPRING COUPLETS Spring couplets are paper scrolls and paintings written with blessings and auspicious words such as "good luck", "wealth", "longevity" and "spring time", these are hung in homes.
The most popular decoration in the new year The fish-shaped decorations are very popular during the Lunar New Year because the word fish (yu) in Chinese is a homophone of abundance
THE BELIEVERS BURN INCENSE During the Chinese New Year festival, the temples are crowded with believers burning incense and make offerings to have fortune and happiness in the coming year.
the lucky money Family members give "lucky money" in red letters to elders and children.
dumplings Families make these dumpling, which have the form of small ingots of gold, they are made of dough rice or wheat. These are filled with red date or a coin. the coins The red dates