Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Traditional Chinese Spring Festival

Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year, is the most important festival in China. The passed 2011 Chinese New Yea starts in February 3 and ends with Lantern Festival which is on the 15th day of the first luner month. This year is the rabbit year according to China zodiac/ Chinese Calender. During the Festival, Chinese people go to visit friends and relatives and give New year greetings to each other. The lucky money will be given to children to bring them good luck.. Various cultural activities such as Fireworks, Dragon and Lion Dancing, paying New Year visits, pasting Spring Festival scrolls, the character 'Fu', paper-cuts pictures and other traditional performances will be held.