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  • CHINESE NEW YEAR

    By Elizabeth D

  • WHAT IS CHINESE NEW YEAR? • Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring

    Festival. In Chinese it is chunjie 春节.

    • Chinese New Year celebrates the beginning of the year on the traditional calendar.

    • It begins on the first day the new moon.

    • There are 12 Chinese zodiac animals used to represent years.

    • 2020 is the Year of the RAT!

  • CHENGDU

    • Chengdu is the capital city of Sichuan Province in China, and it’s the city where my mum’s family live.

  • PANDA BASE

    • T they are so cute!

  • WHAT DO WE DO DURING THE FESTIVAL?

    • 1. Chinese New Year Decorations — Lucky Red Items

  • WHAT DO WE DO DURING THE FESTIVAL?

    • 2. Chinese New Year's Eve — Family Time

    • yummy!

  • WHAT DO WE DO DURING THE FESTIVAL?

    • 3. Chinese New Year Gifts and Red Envelopes

  • WHAT DO WE DO DURING THE FESTIVAL?

    • 4. Firecrackers and Fireworks at Chinese New Year

  • THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!

    Here’s a short clip of fireworks that my Dad took in the city of Chengdu!