Western and Chinese New Year's Celebrations (Holidays and by Elizabeth A Dice

By Elizabeth A Dice

Even supposing cultures commemorate the development in various methods, the hot yr is usually a time to honour the prior and get ready for a hopeful destiny. This booklet specializes in New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and chinese language New 12 months.

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These traits enable them to be at home in the air, A boy gives a red packet to a lion dancer, performing at a temple during the first day of Chinese New Year celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Chinese New Year 37; on the land, and in the water. Not surprisingly, the dragon dance is often the highlight of Chinese New Year, and in most Asian countries there are many legends, myths, and stories involving dragons. Bang! Pop! Kaboom! It used to be that no Chinese New Year’s celebration would be complete without fireworks.

All the people who carry the dragon must be agile and flexible, because they have to keep up with the other dancers while they coordinate the dragon’s movements. It is hard work to create the convincing illusion of a magnificent creature that is also terrifying. The dancers who support the dragon’s body make it twist and billow like the current of a river, because the dragon of the dragon dance is supposed to be a water spirit. People throw firecrackers at the dragons’ feet during the parade, in order to “keep it awake” for the celebration.

There he worked as a teacher and school principal, but he also taught thousands of children and teachers the craft of paper cutting. For calligraphers, the couplets are works of art. Chang Ping-huang, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Calligraphy Association says: “When I write a word, I am bringing it to life . . ) Although Chang can receive as much as the equivalent of $3,000 dollars for a pair of couplets, he and the Calligraphy Association often distribute their work for free, so that everyone can share this ancient tradition.

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