Today is the most solemn traditional festival of the Chinese nation- Spring Festival. This day is the beginning of the lunar calendar, so it is the Chinese New Year.
Although the Spring Festival is set on the first day of the first lunar month, the activities of the Spring Festival do not stop on the first day of the first month. From 1 week ago, people have been busy in the New Year. People who working outside will return home as much as possible to reunite with their relatives and share the family happiness. During the New Year holidays, relatives and friends visit each other to express their feelings for relatives and friends and good wishes for the new year’s life. The warm atmosphere of the festival is not only permeated in every household, but also in the streets and alleys everywhere. During this period, the lanterns filled the city and the streets filled with tourists. The excitement was unprecedented, and it was not until the Lantern Festival on the 15th of the first lunar month that the Spring Festival really ended.
The customs of the Spring Festival are even more abundant:
Cleaning: Every household must clean up the environment, clean all kinds of utensils, take apart and wash the bedding and curtains, the intention is to sweep out all bad luck and bad luck, in order to pray for good luck in the coming year.
Post New Year Red: The New Year Red is the collective term for the red festive elements posted during the New Year, such as Spring Festival couplets, door gods, horizontal batches, New Year pictures, and the word “Fu”. It is a traditional Chinese New Year custom, adding a festive atmosphere and consigning people to the New Year. And the good hope of a new life.
New Year’s Eve Dinner: It is a family reunion dinner. This is the most abundant and important dinner at the end of the year.
Shou Sui: Every household stays vigil throughout the night, which symbolizes driving away all the evil plagues and looking forward to the good luck of the new year.
Gift Money: After the New Year’s dinner, the elders will distribute the prepared New Year’s money to the younger generation. It is said that the luck money can suppress evil spirits, and the younger generation can spend the year of the year in peace if they receive it.
New Year’s greetings: visit relatives to see friends, visit each other, congratulate each other, say something like congratulations, congratulations on getting rich, congratulations, happy new year, etc.
Chinese Spring Festival means everythig in last year had gone, we will meet the new and lucky and happy one year, Trade Peak here also wish every one so. We looking forward to see you in next year, and hope to have a great opportunity to work with you in the new begining. Happy new year!