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What is chinese new year and why is it celebrated ?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 28 Jan '13 12:39 pm
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Chinese New Year is an occasion for thanksgiving and family reunion. It is a way to give honor to the family ancestors, the god, and the Heaven and Earth.There are Chinese people living in every part of the world including India. Chinese New Year is celebrated in India but on a smaller scale.The first day of Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon in the first month of the year. It ends 15 days later when the Full Moon appears. This frequently falls between January 21 and February 20 of the Gregorian calendar. Chinese people living in India celebrate this festive event. There may be some limitations as to how they celebrate this event in India, compared to countries such as China, but many of the traditional rituals are still performed.

People decorate their houses with different decorative items. Red is the dominant color during the festival, as it is believed to be the color of luck, happiness and health. Chinese lanterns are also lit in the houses and the streets. There are r ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 28 Jan '13 12:40 pm

 
  
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Also known as spring festival in China it is the starting of the Month of LIchun, the first solar term in Chinese, and it is celebrated to announce the arrival of spring. This year the Chinese New year falls on February 10th
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 28 Jan '13 12:44 pm

 
  
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Chinese New Year commemorates the turning of the zodiac and lunisolar calender, similar to New Year's Day of the Gregorian calender.

Many myths and traditions unfold on Chinese New Year. It also symbolizes the rebirth and erasure of a person's past performances and allows them to start fresh. Prayers and blessings are often said to others.
Answered by manvika, 28 Jan '13 12:42 pm

 
  
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The Dragons want to show the world that they are a superior power, to be reckoned.
Answered by ts, 28 Jan '13 12:41 pm

 
  
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The Dragons want to show the world that they are a superior power, to be reckoned.
Answered by Karan, 22 Feb 12:36 pm

 
  
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