The annual Spring Festival is coming again.
Spring Festival, the lunar new year, commonly known as the Chinese new year, usually refers to the new year's Eve and the first of the first month. But in private, the Spring Festival is a traditional sense from the beginning of the eight month of the la la festival or the twelfth lunar month twenty-three or twenty-four people, until the fifteen, with new year's Eve and is at the beginning of the month for a climax. The Spring Festival has a long history, originated in the Shang period of the first activities of the ritual worship. During the Spring Festival, the Han and many ethnic groups in China have to hold various activities to celebrate. These activities are to worship deities, worshiping ancestors, Fu Ying Hei then, pray for a good harvest as the main content. The activities are rich and colorful, with a strong national characteristics.
The spring festival known as "new year", the Chinese nation is the most ceremonious traditional festival. From the beginning the first year of emperor, in summer (lunar calendar) is at the beginning of the month as a "at" ("years"), the date of the festival this year, so far, fixed, called "New Year's day year after the 1911 Revolution, began to the Gregorian calendar (Gregorian calendar) year, then known as" the Gregorian calendar in January 1st New Year's Day ", known as" Spring Festival the 1th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar". At the age of festivals, they are also known as "traditional festivals". They have a long history and spread widely, and have great popularity, mass and even national characteristics. The festival is the day, although the festival in the 1th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, but new year's activities are more than a month at the beginning of the day Yu Zheng. From the twelfth lunar month twenty-three (or twenty-four) of small festivals, people began to "busy" houses, shampoo and bath, preparing for the festival appliances and so on, all of these activities, there is a common theme, namely "new year". People greet the new year and greet the spring with great rites and enthusiasm.
Chinese lunar new year known as the spring festival. It is the most solemn traditional festival of the Chinese people, and it is also a symbol of unity, prosperity and new hopes for the future. It is recorded that the Chinese people have had a history of more than 4000 years in the Spring Festival. There are many theories about the origin of the Spring Festival, but the public generally accepted the argument is that the rise of Chinese New Year by. On one day of 2000 BC, Shun, the son of heaven, led the subordinates and worshiped the heaven and earth. Since then, people put on this day as the beginning of the year. It is said that this is the origin of the lunar new year, and then it is called the Spring Festival. The Spring Festival is also called the new year's day. The month of the Spring Festival is called the lunar month.