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Transcript: Paper cutting dragon dance occurs at the end of the Chinese New Year parade the "Tray of Togetherness" is an arrangement of candy and other candied fruits-coconut represents togetherness The traditional belief is that red and gold colors bring good luck and prosperity This is why many Chinese New Year decorations are red and gold the last day of Spring Festival; celebration of new year does not end until this has happened Dragon Dancing Sources Used: Art and Decorations of Spring Festival Oranges and the "Tray of Togetherness" dragon dancers perform with one person operating the head, and others moving the body it is believed that longer dragons bring more luck different colors represent different fortunes: green for good harvest, gold for prosperity, red for good luck are sometimes decorated to depict scenes from history or to represent heroic figures may show themes of traditional values often contain the pictures of the 12 animals from the Chinese zodiac system originates from Eastern Han dynasty paper cutting knives people light lanterns and spend time with family RED AND GOLD How To: use scissors or engraving knives put paper on soft surface, cut with knife scissors can cut up to 8 pieces of paper at a time professionals can cut drawings freehandedly Significance of Colors oranges or tangerines are traditional gifts when visiting friends during the Spring Festival-they represent a strong relationship Lantern Festival Lantern Decorations Plants and Flowers symbolize rebirth, new growth, wealth, prosperity plum blossoms, bamboo, and pine sprigs are popular symbols of good friends, reliability, and steadiness pussy willow,azalea, peony and water lily or narcissus are other choices celebrated on January 15 of the Chinese lunar calendar began with the invention of paper was popular in royal palaces or in the homes of nobility started to spread in 13th century became a decoration in festivals and other celebrations, like weddings

Chinese New Year

Transcript: Chinese new year Nien was a mythical beast that used to come and terrorize China the first day of every new year. To protect themselves, villagers would leave food outside their doors every year. It was until they found out that Nien feared the color red that they began to fight back. They hung the color red everywhere and set off firecrackers and successfully scared away the beast. Chinese New Year Today People give their houses a good thorough cleaning and even give windows and doors a new coat of paint (most likely in red) The next morning people greet their families and neighbors, forgetting all old grudges I have no experience in celebrating Chinese New Year. But, here are two good wishes! Make a lot of money! Health with a long life! This Chinese New Year is February 14th, Sunday. It is the year of the Tiger. It is a time of rebirth and renewal. Much like our New Year is. Traditions Chinese people remember and honor their dead relatives on this day with luxiourous meals (such as the communal feast wei lu) and a firecracker display They lay out oranges and tangerines for good luck for the new year The Story of Nien The history of Chinese New Year aka Spring Festival or Lunar New Year is passed down in many myths such as that of the story of Nien and others. The Chinese feared Nien and this holiday was traditionally used to scare him away and ward off bad spirits. 2 Good Wishes! What Chinese people do to celebrate Chinese people are allowed New Year's Eve and two days off by their gov't (usually a week including weekends) The History

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Transcript: Why is it celebrated? The Chinese New Year is celebrated by mainly family reuinions, giving red envelopes, setting up firecrackers, getting or recieving new clothes, and putting up decorations! Chinese New Year (a.k.a "Spring Festival") is the day when they celebrate the turning point of the traditional lunisolar Chinese Calender. The Chinese New Year is considered to be the most important tradition in China becuase it's when the whole family reunites and in New Year's Eve (a.k.a "reunion dinner") it is consider to be the most important meal of the year. How is it celebrated at different places around the world? How is it celebrated? This year is the year of the Rooster according to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle! The Roosters are believed to be the most unlucky people. This year is the year of what and what does it mean? Chinese New Year is also celebrated in the Philippines. They do almost everything similar to China; they give red envelops (with money), they clean, plant flowers, pay off debts, make red lanterns, and most importantly show off their dragon and lion dance. One cultural tradtion is being with their family in this celebration, no matter where they are at. Another tradition is remembering all the things to do to not get bad luck and get good luck for the year like for example, wearing red underwear to have good luck during the year. Another tradition is having the dragons and lion dances every year. What are some cultural traditions? Chinese New Year Research Questions Jesus Castro Period 1 What is Chinese New Year? China celebrates this important tradition every year for 6 days from January 27 to Feburary 2 It was said to start from the year end religious ceremony during the Shang Dynasty (1766 BC - 1122 BC). A few believe that it started from as early as Emperor Yao and Shun (~2300 BC). Work CIted When is it celebrated?

Chinese new year Presentation

Transcript: Marilyn Shea, China. "The basic yo-yo is shaped like two disks connected by an axle and is spun by a string wound around its center and by pushing and pulling on the string by moving two sticks. OK, look at the picture. The player moves his hands back and forth or up and down in opposition, this creates a spring-like tension on the yo-yo and it spins." Yo-yo is always being popular among children when they always find interest in those things and this kind of yo-yo is everywhere when the Chinese new year arrived. Marilyn Shea, China. Marilyn Shea, "History and Background Chinese Yo-yo". China. July 2009. Dec 8th, 2015. < Butlew Stephanie,"Symbolic foods of Chinese New Year" 2015. Dec 8th, 2015. <> Wu, Annie, "Chinese New Year food:Top lucky foods & Symbolism" China highlights. 08 Dec 2015. 09 Dec, 2015. <> Staff. "Chinese New year." 2010. Dec 8th, 2015. <> Wu, Annie, "Chinese Spring Festival 2016:TVedition, history, Day by Day guide." China highlights. 07 Dec 2015. 09 Dec 2015. <> Wu, Annie "Chinese New year celebration (2016)- What Chinese do" China highlights. Dec 7th, 2015. Dec 8th, 2015. <> The History of Chinese New Year Generally, Chinese new year celebration divided into three portion: Pre-Chinese new year preparations, the new year's eve and elebration days after New year's eve. New year's Eve Usually in one or two months before the new years day, Chinese would clean their house to represent a brand new start and sweep old things out from this year and shopping in the stores to prepare for the dinner in New Year's Eve. More trivia on Tradition Chinese new year originated in Shang dynasty, which was about 14.B.C. century in the past. Also, people were using ancient calendar: "It was reset according to which emperor held power and varied in use according to region." staff. "Chinese New Year." Tara, Voice of America, -How the lucky foods are eaten, what is used to make the food, and the lucky sayings around the food are very important. Works Cited After New year's Eve Chinese New Year Diana zhu, Perry Leung Period 1, Dec 12th,2015 -dragon dances, lion dances, setting off firecrackers and fireworks (dragon and lion dances, ancestor worship less common in urban areas) Annie Wu, China highlights -Foods with lucky meanings are eaten (symbolic meanings based on names or appearance After the celebration, the festival isn't the end. Normally after three to five days, people would meet with their relatives. This process is called "Bai Nian". Next, the shops and stores will reopen after eight days to represent a good start for the first year. The final celebration is coming after 8 days, the lantern day. People would put Lantern onto the river, the sky, and river, in order to signify more prayers to have a great year. After the complicated and busy preparation for the final day, people can finally enjoy it. People would put out traditional Chinese new year artworks such as cutouts, paintings and couplets. ( Mainly red ) Then, people would eat the food that they have been preparing for weeks and every family member or, and relatives would come to enjoy, which this dinner is called the reunion dinner. Elders would give out "HongBao". with some lucky idioms in Chinese like “GongXiFaCai"... Some rich family can watch CCTV New year show on TV. All of families are staying up late the whole night. ( Modern time) Eventually, they will hear the New Year's bell. Diabolo Wu, Annie, China Highlights Celebration process Pre-Chinese new year preparation -For example, dumplings look like Chinese silver ingots- some kind of ancient Chinese Currency. So Chinese people believe eating dumplings= money and wealth for the new year. Wu, Annie. Chinahighlights Chinese yo-yo -Example 2: Spring rolls look like gold bars. So it's a wish for prosperity in the new year. "Chinese New Year is celebrated all over the world." Chinese New Year (Crafts and)Cuisine

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