The Chinese New Year is the largest and important festival in China. Chinese celebrate New year with complete joy let’s have a look that how Chinese people celebrate their new year festival.
They do the following facts in the Chinese new year.
⦁ Cultural Night
⦁ New Year Ev’e dinner
⦁ Lucky color
⦁ Lucky food
⦁ New year gathering
Chinese New Year 2021 falls on Friday 12, 2021. Lincoln’s Birthday, 2021, beginning a year of the Ox. China’s public holidays is February 11–17, 2021.
Though being in winter for many of China, the Chinese New Year is popularly called the Spring Festival in China. Because it starts from the start of Spring (the first of the twenty-four terms in coordination with the changes of Nature) and marks the top of winter and also the beginning of spring. The Spring Festival marks a replacement year on the calendar and represents the need for a replacement life.
Chinese new year eve dinner
Chinese New Year’s Day Eve or Lunar New Year’s Day Eve is that the day before the Chinese New Year. Celebrating Chinese New Year’s Eve has always been a family matter in China, it’s the reunion day for each Chinese family. it’s evolved over an extended period of your time. The origin of Chinese New Year’s Eve is often traced back to 3500 years ago. The Chinese Day for the New Year was established in Shang (1600-1046 BC), when the Chinese observed annual sacrificial ceremonies in honor of gods and ancestors. Then within the Zhou (1046 – 256 BC), the phrase “Nian (Year)” appeared then certain cultural practices became popular among the Chinese like sending door god, burning bamboo. In most parts of China, especially in the south, people are wont to having grand family banquets to celebrate Chinese New Year’s Day Eve which is understood as a “Happy gathering”. Since it’s the last meal of the year, all the relations must sit together to enjoy the delicious family traditional dishes and everybody within the family is allowed to and encouraged to drinking. The family must make offerings to ancestors before the happy meeting, normally three or four generations dead.
Chinese Lucky Color
The red color is the most symbolic color for China, which indicates happiness, passion, hope, vitality, and good luck. Since ancient times, Red has been a fortunate color in China. Colors are aligned with the five elements of water, fire, wood, metal ad earth, according to the five principles of the Five Elements. Red corresponds with fire. During Chinese New Year, red is the most popular color in China, because folk believes that this color will bring in good fortune and scare away evil spirits. All types of red decor, like red lanterns, pairs, and cuttings. They are all available.
Lucky Food To Eat During The Chinese New Year
Some dishes are enjoyed for their symbolic importance during the Chinese New Year. Lucky food, particularly on the new year’s dinner on New Year’s Day Eve, which is thought to be good luck for the coming year will be served during the 16-day festival season. The symbolism of traditional Chinese New Year foods is based on its pronunciation or appearance. Not only do dishes matter, but preparing and serving and eating mean loads are also important.
3 Different Ways to Say ‘Happy New Year’ in Chinese 2021
|新年快乐||xīn nián kuài lè||Happy New Year!|
|过年好||guò nián hǎo||Have a happy New Year!|
|新年快乐||xīn nián kuài lè||Happy New Year!|
How to Respond to “Happy New Year” in the Chinese Language
|新年快乐||Xīnnián kuàilè||Happy New Year to you too, thank you|
Chinese Happy New Year Greetings Sayings 2021
|过年好||guò nián hǎo||Happy New Year!|
|恭喜发财||gōng xǐ fā cái||Wish you happiness and prosperity!|
|春节快乐||Chūnjié kuàilè||Happy Spring Festival|
|年年有余||Niánnián yǒuyú||Surplus year-after-year|
|恭喜发财，红包拿来||gōng xǐ fā cái, hóng bāo ná lái||Wish you happiness and prosperity|
|吉祥如意||jíxiáng rúyì||Good fortune according to your wishes|
|新年快乐，万事如意||xīn nián kuài lè, wàn shì rú yì||Happy New Year and may all go well with you.|
|心想事成||Xīnxiǎng shì chéng||May all your wishes come true.|
|大吉大利||Dàjí dàlì||Lots of luck and profits|
|恭贺新禧，祝身体健康、事业发达。||Gōnghèxīnxǐ, zhù shēntǐ jiànkāng, shìyè fādá.||Allow me to congratulate you on the arrival of the New Year and to extend to you all my best wishes for your perfect health and lasting prosperity.|
Greetings and Wishes for the Family
|阖家欢乐||hé jiā huān lè||Joy and fun for the whole family|
|愿女儿的新年祝福带给你快乐。||Yuàn nǚ’ér de xīnnián zhùfú dài gěi nǐ kuàilè.||A New Year greeting to cheer you from your daughters.|
|阖家幸福||hé jiā xìng fú||Happiness for the whole family|
Chinese New Year Greetings for Good Fortune
|财源广进||cái yuán guǎng jìn||Wide and plentiful financial sources|
|金玉满堂||jīn yù mǎn táng||Abundant wealth in the house|
|事业有成||Shìyè yǒuchéng||Success in your career|
|马到成功||Mǎ dào chénggōng||Instant success|
Chinese New Year Greeting Phrases
|恭贺新禧||Gōng hè xīn xǐ||Good luck in the year ahead!|
|岁岁平安||Suì suì píng’ān||Peace all year round|
|马到成功||Mǎdàochénggōng||Wishing you every success|
|给你特别的祝福，愿新年带给你无边的幸福、如意。||Gěi nǐ tèbié de zhùfú, yuàn xīnnián dài gěi nǐ wúbiān de xìngfú, rúyì.||A cheery New Year holds lots of happiness for you!|
|新年的祝福，平日的希冀，愿你心境祥和、充满爱意，愿你的世界全是美满，愿你一切称心如意，快乐无比。||Xīnnián de zhùfú, píngrì de xījì, yuàn nǐ xīnjìng xiánghé, chōngmǎn ài yì, yuàn nǐ de shìjiè quán shì měimǎn, yuàn nǐ yīqiè chènxīn rúyì, kuàilè wúbǐ.||At New Year and always, may peace and love to fill your heart, beauty fill your world, and contentment and joy fill your days.|
Chinese New year Gathering
In most parts of China, especially in the south, people are wont to having grand family banquets to celebrate Chinese New Year’s Day Eve which is understood as a “Happy gathering”. Since it’s the last meal of the year, all the relations must sit together to enjoy the delicious family traditional dishes and everybody within the family is allowed to and encouraged to drink. Any family must make offerings to ancestors before the happy meeting, normally three or four generations dead. The family must set a table with various dishes and supply a seat for every ancestor, then the eldest member of the family pours drinks for them. After burning some joss sticks and candles, the ancestors are alleged to begin to eat, and therefore the whole relations should worship them on bended knees and kowtow. All the people sit around the fireplace, talk, sing, laugh or play cards after a big banquet with the family and stay up late in the morning.