Chinese New Year Brief Introduction
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year refers to the traditional Lunar New Year of Chinese character culture circle, commonly known as "New Year", the traditional name of the New Year, New Year, New Year, but orally also known as the age, celebrate New Year, New Year, is the most solemn tradition of the Chinese nation festival.
The Spring Festival originated from the festival of worshiping ancestors by the end of year of the Shang period and is the oldest, most lively and most important traditional festival in China. In Chinese folk, the traditional Spring Festival refers to the wax festival from the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month or the sacrificial offering of twenty-three or twenty-four on the twelfth lunar month until the fifteenth day of the lunar January, with the climax on New Year's Eve and the first day of the first lunar month.
During the Spring Festival, Han Chinese and some ethnic minorities in China hold various activities to celebrate. These activities are to worship the ancestral gods, pay homage to ancestors, in addition to the old cloth new, Ying Jubilee blessing, pray for the harvest as the main content. Spring Festival activities rich and colorful, with rich ethnic characteristics. Affected by the Chinese culture, some countries and peoples belonging to the cultural circle of Chinese characters also celebrate the customs of the Spring Festival.