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Every-Day Edit: Chinese New Year

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Celebrated in late January or early February, Chinese New Year starts on a New Moon and ends 15 days later during the Lantern Festival. A sing of Spring, Chinese New Year is the bigest holiday in China. Paper decorations and flours are placed in homes, and people exchange gift. One gift of Chinese New Year is called lucky money. Lucky money is money rapped in small red envelopes it is give to children by freinds and relatives.

Answer Key

Celebrated in late January or early February, Chinese New Year starts on a New Moon and ends 15 days later during the Lantern Festival. A sign of spring, Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday in China. Paper decorations and flowers are placed in homes, and people exchange gifts. One gift of Chinese New Year is called lucky money. Lucky money is money wrapped in small red envelopes. It is given to children by friends and relatives.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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02/2005
 

 

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