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The chinese new year

  1. 1. THE CHINESE NEW YEAR By Claire Denison
  2. 2. CHINESE NEW YEAR ORIGINS Origins of the Chinese New Year- The legend has beentold differently from everyone’s aspects, each story has a mythicalmonster that preyed on Chinese villagers. The Lion kingmaster, Nian, whose name also means “year”. A wise manconsuls the villagers and encourages them to scare the monsteroff by using loud items such as fire crackers and also by wearingred, the color Nian was afraid of. After Nian was defeated, thatday would be celebrated as the Chinese New Year.
  3. 3. NIAN
  4. 4. ORGINS
  5. 5. DECORATIONS--Chinese New Year Decorations are festive and loud.-- Red is the main color because Nian was afraid of it and loud noisemakers are used to scare away evil
  6. 6. DECORATIONS
  7. 7. ENTERTAINMENTThe Chinese New year always consist of alantern festival, several parties, fireworksand elaborate costumes.
  8. 8. ENTERTAINMENT
  9. 9. FOOD--Dumplings--New Year Cake--Tang Yuan--LaBa Congee
  10. 10. FOOD
  11. 11. TRADITION--Chinese New Years Eve dinner--Fireworks--Shou Sui--Red Packets--New Year Markets--Small Year--Decorating
  12. 12. TRADITIONS
  13. 13. PAST TRADITIONSIn the past, people in China would celebrate the New Year bylaunching fireworks and lighting lanterns. It has now grown from thatby not only lighting lanterns and fireworks but also throwing festivalsand parade, as well as a special dinner throughout the New Years.
  14. 14. OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD--The San Francisco Chinese New year iscelebrated every year in California--Singapore throws many of the samefestivals as China--Big cities throw parades in celebration ofthe Chinese New Year such as New YorkCity and Vancouver
  15. 15. SAN FRANCISCO CHINESE NEW YEAR
  16. 16. CITATIONS"The Chinese New Year." Chinese New Year Info. N.p., July-Aug.2009. Web. 8 Feb. 2013."What Does Chinese New Year Celebrate?" WikiAnswers.Answers, n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2013

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