Friday, February 26, 2010

The Introduction Of Spring Festival

The first day of the first lunar month is known as the Chinese New Year. And it is also called Lunar Year. Commonly it is named “Guo Nian”. This is the most grand and the busiest tradinational day among the people. The history of the Spring Festival is very long, and it began from the period of the Shang times which was a kind of activity that pay for the god and ancestors in the beginning of the year and in the end of the year. According to the lunar calendar of our country, the first day of the lunar was called Yuan Dan, Yuan Chen, Yuan Zheng, Yuan Suo, Yuan Dan and so on. That is lunar new year’s day. Then in the republucan period, it was changed in to the gregorian calendar. The Jan 1st of the Gregorian calendar was called new year’s day. And called the Jan 1st of the lunar calendar as Spring Festival.

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