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Chinese Spring Festival in comics

The Spring Festival is the Chinese New Year in the Lunar calendar. Let's learn more about the Spring Festival through these comics.

Dec 8: Laba Festival

Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days early.

Chinese Knot

As an artistic decoration, the Chinese knot is simple and auspicious. It emits strong national and rural flavor.

Cloth Tigers

The tiger is crucial in Chinese culture. It has been used as a symbol of power, strength and awe. Tiger ranks third in the Chinese Zodiac and the beast is regarded as the ruler of all animals.

Dragon Dance

Dragon dance is a kind of folk dance particularly performed during the Spring Festival, Chinese lunar New Year.

Lion Dance

Lion is the king of animals. In Chinese tradition, lion is regarded as a mascot, which can bring good luck.

Jan 5: Po Woo

Commonly known as the Festival of Po Wu,the fifth day of the Chinese New Year is a day when many taboos are believed to be broken.

Jan 2: Second Day

The second day of the Chinese New Year is also known as “Kai Nian” in Chinese, meaning the beginning of a year.

Temple Fairs

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

Jan 15: Lantern Festival

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

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