The Traditions of the Spring Festival

The Spring Festival, is also called Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, its a energetic and happy celebration activity, which indicates the beginning of Chinese traditional lunar calender.In this old festival, it is full of abundant culture significance, it represents the moment of renaissance,family reunion and good luck. As one of the most important festivals in China, the Spring Festival transcends the national borders, and it attracts people from all over the world with its colorful traditions and rituals. 

The history of Spring Festival can date to 4000 years ago, back to the Shang Dynasty. It is said that this festival is to fend off the mythical monster Year, which will appears in the end of the winter to scare the villagers. People found that the Year was afraid of noise and the red color, so they add firecrackers and red decorations in the celebration activity.