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Slide 2 Chinese New Year Slide 3 History of Chinese New Year 2600 BC Legends Slide 4 Calendar Solar vs. Lunar 12/30-----1/1 -----1/15 EveNew Years DayLantern Festival The New Year's Day for the Year of Rooster is Feb 9, 2005 Slide 5 Food, Ritual and a Little Bit of Superstition Dumplings ( Jiao zi)Dumplings ( Jiao zi) Sweet Rice Pudding ( nian gao)Sweet Rice Pudding ( nian gao) Steamed-bread ( man tou)Steamed-bread ( man tou) Whole Fish ( Yu) Slide 6 Food, Ritual and a Little Bit of Superstition Cleaning New Clothes Festive couplets ( Chun lian)Festive couplets ( Chun lian) Cards and board games Fireworks Watching television Lights on all night! Slide 7 Unforgettable Nights My New Years Eve Slide 8 Festive couplets ( Chun lian) Slide 9 Nian Hua ( Nian hua) Slide 10 Fu dao Slide 11 Surplus Through the Years Slide 12 Dumplings ( Jiao zi Slide 13 Sweet Rice Pudding ( Nian gao) Slide 14 Steamed-bread ( man tou) Slide 15 Fire Crackers or Not? Slide 16 What Does a Feast Look Like?