The Spring Festival is the 1th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, also called the lunar calendar year, commonly known as the "Chinese New Year". This is one of the most solemn and busiest traditional festivals in our country. The long history of the Spring Festival, which originated in the Shang period of the first activities of the ritual worship. According to China's lunar new year, is called a month early, Chen Yuan, Yuan Yuan, Yuan Shuo, such as new year's day, commonly known as the lunar new year, the period of the Republic of China, to switch to the Gregorian calendar, the Gregorian calendar in January 1st called the Lunar New Year's day, January 1st spring festival.
The Spring Festival is coming, which means the spring will come, the Vientiane will revive the grass and trees, and the new round of sowing and harvest season will begin again. People have just passed the long and cold winter of snow and grass, and have long been looking forward to the Spring Festival. When spring comes, it will be full of joy, singing and dancing to welcome this festival.
For thousands of years, people make annual folk celebrations became very rich and colorful, the year from the 23th day of the twelfth month of the Chinese lunar calendar days to thirty years, people put the time called the "spring day", also called "sweeping the dust", Saul dust cleaning before the Spring Festival, is the tradition of our people known as.
Then every family is ready for special purchases for the Spring Festival, about ten days before the holiday, people began to busy procurement of goods, special purchases for the Spring Festival including poultry meat, tea wine sauce, roasted seeds and nuts, fruit sugar bait, must buy sufficient, but also prepared some friends and relatives gifts, kids clothes have to purchase a new hat, for the new year wear.
In before the door in the residential pasted red paper yellow word New Year message, it is written with red paper couplets. The house posted colorful auspicious New Year paintings, the ingenuity of the girls beautiful window cut out and pasted on the window, hanging red lanterns or paste Fu characters and the God of wealth, the door keeper like, the word can also lose, read a blessing passers down, it is a blessing to, all of these activities is to add festive atmosphere enough for the festival.
The other name of the Spring Festival is the Chinese New Year. In the past, the year is an imaginary animal that brings bad luck to people. One year. The trees wither, the grass is not born; the year passes, all things grow, and the flowers are all over the ground. How can the year be passed? The custom of burning the firecrackers with firecrackers, which is actually another way of making a lively scene.
The Spring Festival is a happy and peaceful Festival. It is also a day for family reunion, and the children leaving home are home to gather in the Spring Festival. The night before the Spring Festival, the new year is the twelfth lunar month thirty nights, also known as new year's Eve, also called the reunion night when this turn, is one of the most important staying-up late on new year's Eve, the Year customs activities on New Year's Eve, the whole family together through years gathered carouse, sharing the happiness of a family union staying-up late on new year's Eve, the northern area, there is the custom of eating dumplings in the new year's Eve, dumplings and the approach is to face, and words; dumplings dumplings and settlement homonym, and make the meaning of reunion, took the more years of jiaozi meaning. In the south, there is a new year's habit of eating rice cake, sweet sticky rice cake, symbolizing the sweet honey of new year's life, BBK.
To be the first crow rings, or the New Year bell struck, the street noise of firecrackers, every bursting with happiness, as one falls, another rises, the beginning of a new year, everyone is dressed in festive costumes, first to the family of the elderly birthday festival and pay New Year's call, give children gift money, eat a meal, two, three to visit family and friends, mutual congratulations blessing, said some pay New Year's call, greetings, congratulation, Congratulations, happy new year and other words, worship and other activities.
Festival atmosphere not only with the families, but also full of around the high streets and back lanes, there are some local markets the lion dance, dragon dance, play fire, tour city, temple fairs and customs. Lantern town during this period, visitors to the streets, bustling, unprecedented, straight to make to the fifteen day after the Lantern Festival, the Spring Festival is truly over.
The Spring Festival is the most important Chinese holiday, but full, Mongolia, Yao, Zhuang, white, alpine, Hezhen, Hani, Daur, Dong and Li, a dozen ethnic minorities also had the custom of the Spring Festival, but in the form of festivals have their own national characteristics, but also implies infinite taste.