Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is one of the most festive celebrations in Chinese culture. It is also well celebrated in the world Chinese culture region. The celebration goes on 15 days and the preparations could start one month before the New Year Eve. It is actually start of the brand new year of Chinese lunar calendar, so the date varies from the west calendar each year.
Every year, thousands and thousands of Chinese both home and aboard getting together to celebrate this most important festival of the year. The famous Chinese new year rush is created by such a huge amount people getting home to meet their loved ones. During the Spring Festival, families sit together for a big reunion; many traditional courses are served on the table. This is a great chance to get to see almost all decent Chinese tradition cuisine. Various preparations, decorations and celebrations are going on day by day all in order to sweep out the bad luck of last year and pray for a good fortune for the next year. Traditional kung-fu Dragon dance, magnificent fireworks display, Chinese New Year gala... This is a truly great time to experience Chinese culture at first hand! Here in this page we are introducing you with origins, dates, preparations & celebrations, greetings, red envelope & taboos… mainly everything you are interested in Chinese New Year!
Shanghai, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Beijing
Beijing, Dengfeng Shaoling Temple, Luoyang, Xian, Mt. Wudang, Wuhan, Shanghai
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Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Xian, Shanghai
Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Xian, Shanghai, Tongli Water Town, Suzhou
Beijing, Dengfeng, Luoyang, Xian, Shanghai
Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
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