The Spring Festival, is New Year’s day in the Chinese Lunar calendar. It is the most importantfestival in China.
The Spring festival is an annual celebration in China and is part of the Chinese spiritual foundation.
The Chinese Spring Festival is over 4000 years old.
The Chinese people have been celebrating with various activities immersed in alively atmosphere all celebrating this important traditional festival,
Spring festival activities include,eating dumplings, yuanxiao(sweet dumplings made with glutinous rice flour), having dinner with one’s family on New Year's Eve, watching the traditional lion dance performance, setting off firecrackers and fireworks, and offering sacrifices to our ancestors.
Although there are various ways to celebrate the Spring festival, the oneconstant theme is…
"Family Reunion", as well as "Peace and Harmony", and the "Unity of Nature and Man".
"Unity" and "harmony" are the two essences of the Spring Festival culture.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival in China,
the culture embodies Chinese cultural traditions..
The ideologies of "unity" and "harmony" also determines the attitudes and manners in which the Chinese treat the world.
the activities of the Spring Festival is a window into Chinese culture, as well as a platform for the whole world to learn about a modernizing China.
The Spring Festival is a very special occasion for the Chinese people.
The longstanding traditionis that for and during this celebration, family membersreturn home for a family reunionof sorts no matter where they are.
Since ancient times, we have become accustomed to enjoying the Spring Festival culture and thepleasure it brings to us.
Nowadays, we not only celebrate the Spring Festival and all of its activities solely here in China, but would also like to introduce this Festival and it’s culture to others so that we can all share in this joy throughout the entireworld.
A large number of overseas Chineseare actively celebrating the Spring festival all throughout the world.
These Chinese people abroad are studyingor starting up businesses, or live in many different countries.
They have all made contributions to the development of wherever they are andare showing thediligence and wisdom of Chinese people.
The globalization of the Spring Festival culture means that not only can overseas Chinese share in this festive holiday, but they can also revel in nostalgia and to strengthen national pride.
Chinese culture, as represented bytraditional Chinese festivals, is a valuable and spiritual part of the Chinese nation,
and cultivatesChina’s values and worldviews.
It is becoming ever more common normal for the Chinese people and culture to globalize.
This shows confidence in China’s culture,
as well asopeningup a unique cultural window to let the world get to know China better.
Through this cultural window, the world will enhance its understanding of China,
remove the misunderstandings of China,
strengthens cooperation with China,
and to realizepeaceful coexistence, which isembraced by Chinese culture.