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Chinese festival ——Festival Celebrations In China By
Lunar calendar festival • 农历正月初一 春节(the Spring Festival) • 农历正月十五 元宵节(Lantern Festival) • 农历五月初五 端午节(the Dragon-Boat Festival) • 农历七月初七 七夕节 (Double-Seventh Day) • 农历八月十五 中秋节(the Mid-Autumn Festival) • 农历九月初九 重阳节(the Double Ninth festival)
the Spring Festival • The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West. • People will say goodbye to the previous year and welcome the new year.
Main celebration: • • Couplets Dumpings Year-end family reunion dinner Set off fireworks
the Dragon-Boat Festival • There are many legends about the evolution of the festival, the most popular of which is in commemoration of Qu Yuan. • Dragon boat racing is an indispensable part of the festival, held all over the country. • Zongzi is an essential food of the Dragon Boat Festival.
They use the lotus leaves to wrap the rice • Dragon boat racing is quite spectacle, with drug beating, colorful flags waving, and thousands of people cheering on both sides of the river.
• On Dragon Boat Festival, parents also need to dress their children up with a perfume pouch. They first sew little bags with colorful silk cloth, then fill the bags with perfumes or herbal medicines, and finally string them with silk threads. The perfume pouch will be hung around the neck or tied to the front of a garment as an ornament. They are said to be able to ward off evil.
the Mid-Autumn Festival • The moon looks extremely round, big and bright on the 15 th day of each lunar month. On the Mid-Autumn Festival, all family members or friends meet outside, putting food on tables and looking up at the sky while talking about life. • people will enjoy the full moon and eat moon cakes on that day.
Lantern Festival ·Guessing lantern riddles ·eat yuanxiao, or rice dumplings · performances such as a dragon lantern dance, a lion dance, a land boat dance, a yangge dance ·spare some fireworks
Double-Seventh Day All Shall be well，Jack Shall have Jill. 有情人终成眷属。