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Cuisine of Chinese New Year
A reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve where members of the family, near and far away, get together for the celebration. The venue will usually be in or near the home of the most senior member of the family. (2011-02-03)

Dos and don'ts for Chinese Lunar New Year
Firework and red couplets. Dumplings in China's north and glutinous rice cakes in the south. Red wrappings with cash for children. No haircut until the start of the second lunar month. (2011-02-01)

Chinese New Year Food
Probably more food is consumed during the New Year celebrations than any other time of the year. (2011-01-27)

Step by step in 15 days
The first day of the Lunar New Year is "the welcoming of the gods of the heavens and earth." (2011-01-21)

Chinese character "fu"
The character put on paper can be pasted normally or upside down, for in Chinese the "reversed fu" is homophonic with "fu comes". (2011-01-27)

Beast of "Nian"
In Chinese mythology, a Nian is a beast that lives under the sea or in the mountains. (2011-01-27)

Origin of Spring Festival
The Chinese New Year is now popularly known as the Spring Festival because it starts from the Begining of Spring. (2011-01-21)

What's Spring Festival?
The oldest and most important festival in China is the Chinese New Year, which marks the first day of the lunar calendar. (2011-01-21)

New Year Customs

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