Chinese New Year!by Sarah and Aoife
Beginning and EndThe Chinese New Year starts between lateJanuary and early February.It lasts for 15 days and the celebrati...
Ancient CustomsThe New Year used to be a time of fear not happiness.People were afraid of a spirit called Nian.It is said ...
Chinese Lunar CalendarThe Chinese Lunar Calendar names name’s eachof 12 years after an animal.There are 12 animals for eac...
The Animals!The animals for the years are:Rat      RoosterOx       DogTiger     BoarRabbitDragon                          ...
Food Their food for the New Year is: Springrolls,eggrolls Lettuce wraps with chicken (They sometimes use  oysters) Pek...
GiftsMarried couples give children redenvelopes with a new years messageon the outside and money for NewYear treat on the ...
Chinese DragonThe Dragon sacred animal in ChinaIt was the emblem for the EmperorsIt is the one of the divine animals:The U...
Celebrations All Over The World!Because of emigration ChineseNew Year celebration happen allthe world
Lantern     festival  On the the there is a big fifteenthand final day there is a lanternfestival. There are parades for c...
Thanks For Watching!                       Záijián                       (jichian)   Bye!   By   Aoife   and
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Chinese new year- Aoife & Sarah

  1. 1. Chinese New Year!by Sarah and Aoife
  2. 2. Beginning and EndThe Chinese New Year starts between lateJanuary and early February.It lasts for 15 days and the celebrationsnormally start 2 days before. Please enjoy Kung Hei Fat Choi (Happy New Year)
  3. 3. Ancient CustomsThe New Year used to be a time of fear not happiness.People were afraid of a spirit called Nian.It is said the festival originated by people making noise toscare Nian for the New Year.
  4. 4. Chinese Lunar CalendarThe Chinese Lunar Calendar names name’s eachof 12 years after an animal.There are 12 animals for each of the 12 years afteran animal.the Chinese say that animal rule the year yourborn influences your personality.
  5. 5. The Animals!The animals for the years are:Rat RoosterOx DogTiger BoarRabbitDragon The Chinese believeSnake that theHorse Animal ruling theSheep year you are bornMonkey represents your personality
  6. 6. Food Their food for the New Year is: Springrolls,eggrolls Lettuce wraps with chicken (They sometimes use oysters) Peking duck Sweet and sour pork or chicken Whole steamed fish called (Yu)
  7. 7. GiftsMarried couples give children redenvelopes with a new years messageon the outside and money for NewYear treat on the inside!
  8. 8. Chinese DragonThe Dragon sacred animal in ChinaIt was the emblem for the EmperorsIt is the one of the divine animals:The UnicornThe DragonThe Phoenix andThe Tortoise
  9. 9. Celebrations All Over The World!Because of emigration ChineseNew Year celebration happen allthe world
  10. 10. Lantern festival On the the there is a big fifteenthand final day there is a lanternfestival. There are parades for childrenand lots of parties.
  11. 11. Thanks For Watching! Záijián (jichian) Bye! By Aoife and

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