Chinese New Year 2010
11 February 2010, 03:03 AM

Chinese New Year is the most important festival for Chinese people to welcome the new year in Chinese calendar qamari. Qamari Chinese calendar divides the orbit 12 years and is called blessing haiwan name. 

Chinese New Year symbolizes the beginning, the starting point in the fate and life. Before the day of the new year begins, a far relatives will come back together. The house will be washed and all debts, receivables quoted or paid so they are not surrounded debt Sentiasa new year. Firecracker burned at midnight to mark the beginning of a new year and to dispel gnome and misfortune. The houses decorated with fruit juice as a cheap symbol of sustenance, interest and principal lime

Chinese New Year is celebrated with a feast and kuih yee the basket. The family will feast with traditional dishes like duck meat, smoked meat, sosej, kuih sticky rice, mandarin and lime. The young group also visited classes to parents and receive ang pau money in a red envelope to symbolize good fortune, which was given by people who married to those who still not married. Parade a dragon or lion dances will be held, with ornate carriage accompanied by the sound of the drum. Fifteen days after the Chinese New Year celebration, Chinese New Year celebration with a feast called Chap Goh May.

Chinese New Year is not only celebrated by the Chinese in the world equally, even celebrated by the nation's share of Korea, Vietnam, Mongol and Miao (Hmong China) are influenced by China in terms of culture and religion, then helped put qamari Chinese calendar.

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