chinese new year
Spring Festival, commonly known as "New Year" Chinese nation, the most solemn transfer to celebrate the Chinese New Year reunification festival. Since the Han Emperor Wu was in the beginning the first year of the beginning of the first day for the beginning of the year "(ie" ") summer (Lunar) New Year date thus fixed, continues to this day. New Year Originally known as "New Year's Day". After the Revolution of 1911, began to adopt the Gregorian calendar (Gregorian calendar) total years was known as the Gregorian calendar on January 1 for New Year's Day "for the" Spring Festival ", said the first lunar month. Festivals, also known as "the traditional festivals. Their long history and a wide range of spread, with the great popularity of the masses, even universal features. New Year is a new spin on the day. New Year, although set in the Lunar New Year's Day, New Year's activities are not confined to the month started. From the small New Year from the twelfth lunar month 23 (or 24), people began to "busy": sweep houses, wash your hair bath in preparation for the New Year apparatus. All of these activities, there is a common theme, namely "New Year". The grand ceremony and enthusiasm to greet the New Year, to greet the spring. [1]
  The animation standards and eve New Year is also Ji wish to pray in the day. The ancients that a cooked millet for "good harvest for the" great year ". Western Zhou dynasty, the net annual celebration of harvest activities. Later, pray Heaven has become the annual custom of one of the main. Moreover, Zhu Lu gods such as Vesta, goalkeeper, god of wealth, the spirit of joy, well God in the New Year period, are prepared to enjoy the world incense. People to reward the care of the gods in the past, and pray in the new year can get more bliss. New Year or family reunion, Dun pro Sizu's day. New Year's Eve, the family gathered together, something to eat a festive dinner, elders distributed to the children "lucky money", a group sit and stay up. Pay annual time, $ day, firecrackers Qi ring the old year, New Year's activities up to the climax. Various incense Sincerely, King, heaven and earth, sacrifice, fathers, and then turn to the elders New Year, then exchanged congratulations with family or friends. Element in the future, visiting relatives and friends to send each other gifts, to celebrate the New Year. The New Year is a gala day of the public entertainment. After the Mongol, a variety of entertainment activities competing to carry out: playing the Lions, dragon dance, dancing, walking on stilts, juggling various drama, etc., adds a rich and festive atmosphere for the Spring Festival. Positive before and after the "spring" in ancient times to hold a grand ceremony of the Spring Festival, whip cattle spring, pray for good weather, good harvests. Various fire agency activities to the fifteenth day, again to form the climax.
Therefore, the set of Prayer for Good Harvests, celebration, entertainment as one of the festival New Year has become the Chinese nation's most solemn festival. Today, in addition to the Sishen ancestor worship and other activities than in the past is fading, New Year's customs are in good condition can be inherited and development. Chinese New Year is an important carrier of the cultural traditions of the Chinese nation, it contains the wisdom and crystallization of Chinese culture, the combination of people's lives and the pursuit of China and emotional sustenance, and heritage of the Chinese family ethics and social ethics. After centuries of accumulation, the colorful Spring Festival folk, has a profound and unique culture of Chinese New Year. In recent years, with the improvement of material living standards, people's spiritual and cultural life of the needs of rapid growth, more and more attention and concern of the community of family, friendship, harmony, happy craving more intense, the Spring Festival and other traditional festivals. To vigorously carry forward the fine traditional culture of Chinese New Year by condensation, prominent New Year, blessing reunion peace, and prosperity of the subject, efforts to create family harmony, stability and unity, happy and peaceful festive atmosphere, and promote Chinese culture, the good old, continue to grow and develop. [2]

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