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New Clothes
Clothing mainly featuring the color red is commonly worn throughout the Chinese New Year because it is believed that red will scare away evil spirits and bad fortune.

Golden Boy and Jade Maiden
Characterized with red round faces and bright sweet smiles,the golden boy and jade maiden are consideredd as good omens that are capable of brining fortune and happiness to the whole family.

The God of Wealth
The god of wealth is the most widely worshipped god in China, and according to folk legend, the fifth day of the first lunar month is the god's birthday.

Brief Introduction to Spring Festival
The oldest and most important festival in China is the Spring Festival, which marks a new year on the lunar calendar. The Spring Festival represents the desire for a new life.

Home for the Holidays
For Chinese people, it is very important to go back home to celebrate the Spring Festival no matter how far away from home they are.

New Year's First Meal
After the reunion dinner on New Year's Eve, or Chuxi in Chinese, it is the New Year! The menu for the first meal of the New Year is not a thorny problem for us Chinese.

Papercuts refer to handicrafts made by cutting paper with scissors to form different patterns and pasting them on walls, windows, doors and ceilings.
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The New Year's Eve - Reunion Dinner
A reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve where members of the family, near and far, get together for celebration.The New Year's Eve dinner is very large and traditionally includes chicken.

Spring Festival Customs
The most important festival of the year in China is the Spring Festival, which starts from December 8th on the lunar calendar and lasts until January 15th. There are many customs people observe during the festival, and some are related to specific dates.

The Laba Festival
The Laba Festival falls on the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month. This holiday may be traced back to the ancient Chinese custom of sacrificing game to the ancestors during the last month of the lunar year.

House Cleaning
Between Laba Festival, on the eighth day of the last lunar month, and Little New Year, on the twenty-third day, families throughout China undertake a thorough house cleaning, sweeping out the old in preparation for the New Year.

Little New Year
Little New Year, which falls about a week before the lunar New Year, is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household.

Sacrifice to the Kitchen God
The 23rd day of the 12th lunar month is called Preliminary Eve, or xiaonian. It is the day when people offer sacrifices to the Kitchen God.

The Second Festival Day
On the second day of the New Year, it is traditional for married women to pay a visit to their mother's home for a reunion with their family.

New Year Customs

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