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  • 1. Chinese New Year 組員
        • 王釧如  93405720   鐘雅華  93405756
        • 林秋杏  93405610   蔡美宜  93405553
        • 張倍菁  93405711   謝金宏  93402151
  • 2. Origin
    • In a Chinese legend, “Nien” was a terrible beast. It ate not only animals but also people. People felt that they had to do something to stop Nien from eating any more people.
    • They found out that Nien was scared of three things-anything colored red, loud noises and fire.
    • When the next winter came, many people put red couplets on their front doors.
    • People set off firecrackers to make loud noises. People also set bonfires in front of their houses.
    • One night, Nien came. The red couplets, the noises and the fire frightened it. So it ran away to the mountains and never came back again.
    • People stayed up all night that night with their families because they were afraid.
    • The next morning, people discovered that Nien had run away! They congratulated one another by saying “Gon Xi.”
  • 3. All about Chinese New Year
    • Shortly before Chinese New Year,
    •   all Chinese clean up their houses.
    •   IT is symbolic of sweeping away all bad luck.
    • Many people put red couplets
    • on their front doors.
  • 4.
    • Some people put the word “Fu” upside-down on the wall. “Fu” means luck. The character “Fu” upside-down, actually means, “luck is coming.”
    • Many people go home to have a big dinner with their family.
  • 5.
    • There are a lot of special foods served, such as hotpot and fish.
    • At the end of the big dinner, parents give their children money in red envelopes.
    • The money represents good luck and prosperity.
  • 6.
    • Many families stay up all night to welcome in the New Year.
    • On New Year’s Day, people set off firecrackers.
    • People also wear new clothes and hats to celebrate the New Year.
  • 7.
    • Many people worship their ancestors on the first day of the New Year.
    • Dragon dances and stilt stunts are also performed on that special day.
    • On the second day of the New Year, daughters-in-law go back to their own mother’s house for a family reunion.
  • 8.
    • On the fifth day of Chinese New Year, many people reopen their stores for business.
    • People make wishes during the first few days of the New Year.
    • Now that you understand Chinese New Year better, you are ready for the next, great Chinese New Year!
  • 9. THE END