Lucky numbers and colors

In Chinese culture, certain numbers are considered "lucky" because their pronunciations sound similar to words that have "lucky" meanings.

Culture behind the Spring Festival customs

The Spring Festival is most magnificent and most important festival with the greatest cultural connotation in China.

The Chinese New Year festivities

The Chinese New Year celebrations are marked by visits to kin, relatives and friends, a practice known as "new-year visits". New clothings are usually worn to signify a new year.

Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival is an important part of Spring Festival , and marks the official end of the long holiday.

Temple fairs

Beijing has several fairs during the period. The fairs are held at various ancient temples, so they are called "temple fairs."

The New Year date

In the Gregorian calendar, Chinese New Year falls on different dates each year, a date between January 21 and February 20.

New Year's Day

With the adoption of the solar calendar, New Year's Day came to refer to the first day of the solar year.

New Year's Eve dinner

On the night of New Year's Eve, Chinese families come together for a celebration dinner.

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