Chinese New Year falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Other Asian countries such as Korea, Japan, and Vietnam also celebrate the new year using the lunar calendar. While Buddhism and Daoism have unique customs during the New Year, Chinese New Year is far older than both religions.
Chinese New Year History. Han Dynasty ( BC - ): New Year celebrations are officially established as the first day of the first month (of the traditional Chinese calendar) and crack bamboo appeared (crack bamboo will create a loud cracking sound when set on fire. It is believed that the sound drives away evil).
Chinese New Year kicks off on February 5 with a day festival celebrating China’s most important holiday. How did it become such a pivotal event? The answer dates back centuries. The holiday Author: Kelly Bryant.
Chinese New Year and Spring Festival are quite synonymous for the Chinese civilisation, for they are a week long civilization, for there is an inter-linkage between the both terms, commonly used. However the origin of the inter-linkage between these terms is quite fascinating indeed. China has the greatest history in the world. The new year of Chinese is also referred to as the Spring Festival in some parts of China. The celebrations are started from the first day and it continues to the 15 th day called as Lantern Festival. This time the Chinese New Year will start from Tuesday, Feb 5 of It will also begin the year of the inbudapest.info: Kumkum Chandak.
Origin & History of Chinese New Year. However, the name of ‘Nian’ (year), in fact, emerged in the Zhou Dynasty ( - BC), and worshiping performance also turned to be social practice to observe the beginning of farming work in spring. Not only worshiping ancestor and praying for good harvest, they also began to enshrine Kitchen God, Gate God.
The Chinese New Year is the most important day in the whole yeay. It is the time for reunion.. We will have a 7 days holiday and the students will have a month "winter holiday".