Celebrations of Chinese New Year

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  • 1. Chinese New Year 除夕和新年
  • 2. History of Chinese New Year
    • ?
    • 2600 BC
    • Legends
  • 3. Calendar
    • Solar vs. Lunar
    • 12/31-----1/1 -----1/15
    • Eve—New Year’s Day—Lantern Festival
    • The New Year's Day for the Year of Horse is Feb 12, 2002
  • 4. Food, Ritual and a Little Bit of Superstition
    • Dumplings ( 饺子 Jiao zi )
    • Sweet Rice Pudding ( 年糕 nian gao )
    • Steamed-bread ( 馒头 man tou )
    • Whole Fish ( 鱼 Yu)
  • 5. Food, Ritual and a Little Bit of Superstition
    • Cleaning
    • New Clothes
    • Festive couplets ( 春联 Chun lian )
    • Cards and board games
    • Fireworks
    • Watching television
    • Lights on all night!
  • 6. Unforgettable Nights —My New Year’s Eve
  • 7. Festive couplets ( 春联 Chun lian)
    • “ 千门万户幢幢日,总把新桃换旧符”
    • 王安石
  • 8. Nian Hua ( 年画 Nian hua)
  • 9. 福到 ( Fu dao )
  • 10. 莲(连)年有鱼(余) Surplus Through the Years
  • 11. Dumplings ( 饺子 Jiao zi )
  • 12. Sweet Rice Pudding ( 年糕 N ian gao)
  • 13. Steamed-bread ( 馒头 man tou)
  • 14. Fire Crackers or Not?
  • 15. What Does a Feast Look Like?