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Walking on Stilts
Offerings to the Kitchen God
Fireworks and Firecrackers
The tradition of a "temple fair" (
) began as groups of vendors who did business near Buddhist and Taoist temples when many pilgrims came to pay tribute to the gods during traditional festivals.
Ditan Temple Fair
Feb. 17 -- 24
Longtan Temple Fair
Feb. 16 -- 24
Longtan Lake Park
Dongyue Temple Fair
Feb. 17 -- 24
Baiyunguan Temple Fair
Feb. 17 -- 23
Baiyun Taoist Temple
Changdian Temple Fair
Feb. 18 -- 23
The origin of the Chinese New Year Festival can be traced back thousands of years through a continually evolving series of colorful legends and traditions.
Prelude of Spring Festival
Congratulations to You
Hope You Good Fortune
Mài kè: Chūn jié dào le. Zhè shì wǒ zài zhōng guó guò de dì yī gè chūn jié.
Mike:Spring Festival's here. It will be the first time I'm celebrating it in China.
Little New Year
Lunar New Year's Eve
The Laba Festival falls on the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month.
Little New Year falls about a week before the lunar New Year.
Lunar New Year's Eve is the last day of the old year.
The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month.
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