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Lantern Festival(2011-01-24)
Lantern Festival is an important part of Spring Festival , and marks the official end of the long holiday.
New Year's Day(2011-01-24)
With the adoption of the solar calendar, New Year's Day came to refer to the first day of the solar year.
The New Year's Eve(2011-01-24)
Lunar New Year's Eve, the last day of the old year, is one of China's most important traditional holidays.
Little New Year(2011-01-24)
Little New Year, which falls about a week before the lunar New Year, is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God.
Laba Festival(2011-01-24)
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.
The Lunar New Year is not just one day; rather it encompasses an extended period of time, often lasting until the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.
Fireworks and Firecrackers Display(2011-02-03)
When the Chinese New Year comes, fireworks and strings of colorful lights illuminate the night sky. It is meant to send off the old year and ring in the new.
Spring Festival Gala(2011-01-24)
The annual Spring Festival Gala hosted by China Central Television has become an important part of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration since 1983.
New Year's Eve Dinner(2011-01-24)
On the night of New Year's Eve, Chinese families come together for a celebration dinner.
House Cleaning(2011-01-24)
According to Chinese folk beliefs, during the last month of the year ghosts and deities must choose either to return to Heaven or to stay on Earth.
Family Affairs(2011-01-28)
The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people. Here we take a review of how Chinese celebrate the festival in a traditional way.
Shou Sui(2011-01-24)
Shou Sui occurs when members of the family gather around throughout the night after the reunion dinner and reminisce about the year that has passed.
Red Packet(2011-01-24)
Red packets almost always contain money, usually varying from a couple of dollars to several hundred.
Temple Fairs(2011-01-24)
Beijing has several fairs during the period. The fairs are held at various ancient temples, so they are called "temple fairs."

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