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The history and customs of the New Year's day

Dec 25, 2018

New Year's day has a long history in China, you know about the history and customs of the New Year's day?

There is a legend, in ancient rao xun war more than 4000 years ago, yao right in diligent people do a lot of good things for the people, is popular with the masses of the people love, but because his son was not out, he didn't pass "son of heaven" the throne to his son, but rather to shun the character can have both. Yao to shun said: "New Year's day in the future you must hand morons, the devotee to stay after my death also can be at ease with open eyes." Shun later put mercy to flood active yu, yu also like shun his populist did a lot of good for the people, are very popular. After the death of the yao people later ShunDi sacrifice to heaven and earth and emperor yao first on that day, as the day of the beginning of the year, called the homonym for "New Year's day", or "yuan", this is the ancient New Year's day. All previous dynasties dynasty held on New Year's day to celebrate the pomp and circumstance qi si and other activities, such as a sacrifice to gods and ancestors, couplets hanging door, writing everyone, WuLongDeng, folk also gradually formed the deities, pilgrimage, stick Spring Festival couplets, set off firecrackers, shou sui, eat family reunion   dinner, and numerous celebrations "jan" and other entertainment. Jin dynasty poet XinLan had "the yuan is" poem: "the yuan is rev to section, jiaqing zhao since. Shang salty played ten thousand, small datong city." Account of the New Year's day celebration.


" New Year's day, today is on September 27, 1949, the first plenary session of the Chinese people's political consultative conference, at the same time of the decision of the People's Republic of China, also decided to adopt the general of the common law, and the Gregorian calendar on January 1 as the" New Year's day ", instead of first lunar month "Spring Festival".


Customs and habits

Pilgrimage, stick Spring Festival couplets, set off firecrackers

All previous dynasties dynasty held on New Year's day to celebrate the pomp and circumstance qi si and other activities, such as sacrifice to gods and ancestors, couplets hanging door, writing everyone, WuLongDeng, etc.

Folk also gradually formed the deities, pilgrimage, to stick couplets on the Spring Festival.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Set off firecrackers, shou sui, eat family reunion   dinner, and numerous celebrations "jan" and other entertainment.


What to eat on New Year's Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Fish - year after year. It is better to eat sweet and sour carp, fish that New Year's money and treasures will be plentiful, sweet and sour carp tastes sweet and not greasy, slippery and not astringent, presages a day sweet; balance. As a New Year's day last food is the most suitable for.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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