Chinese New Year Is One Of The Most Important Holidays

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Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in China. Chinese New Year is one of the most important because it helps bring the family together. Chinese New Year is more different than any other New Year because it has a more traditional celebration, and lands on a different day, unlike the regular New Year. Chinese New Year helps bring the Chinese culture together to help make bonds with people that they have not seen in a long time.

The Chinese rely a lot on the Chinese calendar to determine the day of Chinese New Year. The calendar was created in 1582 by the Georgian calendar. The Chinese calendar determines the phrases of the equinoxes and the Chinese zodiac. The 12 zodiac of the calendar of Chinese New Year is the
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On the other hand, the small cities and towns did not ban the usage of the firecrackers because they don’t find it dangerous as the big cities do. Scrolls with messages were also given during Chinese New Year to represent luck in life. In other countries that celebrate Chinese New Year, the city host Chinese New Year Parades. People also clean their house during Chinese New Year to satisfy their religious leaders. Today, Chinese New Year is celebrated in a lot of countries, although many of the younger generation neglects the holiday to do things that aren’t related to Chinese New Year.

The Chinese have many different traditions that make up the holiday itself. One of the traditions is Jie Cai Ceng. The Jie Cai Ceng is the "Welcoming the Gods of Wealth and Prosperity" (History 1) The Jie Cai Ceng is on the 5th day of Chinese New Year. Another tradition is the Yuan Xiao Jie, which is the Festival of Lanterns. The Yuan Xiao Jie happens on the 15th day of the Festival of Lanterns. Paper lanterns are made in this event and are released across the street. Some of the lantern designs are made in zodiacs that are represented for each of the months. One of the most known animals that are put on the lanterns is the rabbit. One of the traditions that people believe in is the Legend of Nian, which is an infamous story about a mythical beast

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