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Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
Celebrations of Chinese New Year
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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?

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