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Why Chinese New Year Is Celebrated
by Miss Lim Mandarin (MAMA)
Friday, 9 December 2022
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is an important annual celebration in China and many other parts of Asia. There are many reasons why Chinese New Year is celebrated, and it is a time of joy, family, and traditions.
One reason why Chinese New Year is celebrated is that it marks the beginning of the new year according to the Chinese calendar. The Chinese calendar is a lunar calendar, and the new year falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Chinese New Year is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts, and it is a time to put the past behind and look forward to the future.
Another reason why Chinese New Year is celebrated is that it is a time of family and togetherness. Chinese New Year is a major holiday in China, and many people travel long distances to be with their families during the celebrations. It is a time for family reunions, and people often gather together to eat, drink, and celebrate the new year.
Additionally, Chinese New Year is also a time of traditions and customs. Many people follow a range of traditional customs and practices during the new year, such as cleaning the house, hanging red lanterns, and setting off firecrackers. These customs are believed to bring good luck and happiness, and they are an important part of the celebrations.
Overall, Chinese New Year is celebrated for a variety of reasons, including marking the beginning of the new year, celebrating with family, and following traditional customs and practices. It is a time of joy, togetherness, and traditions, and it is an important annual celebration in China and many other parts of Asia.
Miss Lim has coached over 5000+ students in learning Malaysian Mandarin. She is a certified HRDCorp trainer and able to speak 5 languages which are Mandarin, Hokkien, Bahasa Malaysia, English, and Cantonese.
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