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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Chinese New Year Customs

Chinese New Year Activities

Week Prior
- Resolve old debts.
- Serious Spring Cleaning
- Paper image of Kitchen Got who reports on family is replaced with new one.
- Lucky paper hung with declarations of good wishes.

New Year's Eve
- Family dinner - lots of symbolism in the banquet foods.
- Red Envelopes are given to children and to the older
- Fire crackers to welcome the new year and scare away the demon Nian.

1st Day
- Day of resting, visiting ancestors, and temple visit.

2nd Day
- Day of leisure
- Married women visit their parents.

3rd Day
Floors swept to bring in the new year and out with the old

4th Day
Midnight Dinner

5th Day
- Safe day to empty the trash

15th Day
- Lantern Festival

References:

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