Wonderful Spring Festival
The Spring Festival is very important to Chinese people.
In the past,people could not often have meat,rice or other delicious food.They could only eat these during the Spring festival.So every year they hoped that the Spring Festival would come soon.Now,although people's life is much better,and we can eat the delicious foods everyday.People still like the festival.Because most people can have a long holiday,and we are free to go on a trip or visit our friends or have parties with our family.In the evenings,we can have a big meal in the restaurant or stay at home with family and watch the TV programmes.
I like the Spring Festival very much.How wonderful the Spring Festival is!
In China,Spring Festival is one of the most important festivals.It is also getting more and more popular in some foreign countries.When Spring Festival comes,it means that a new year comes,and people grow a year older.During the festival,it is very crowded throughout the country.
On the eve of Spring Festival,parents get food,clothes and Spring Festival's goods prepared.The people who work outside come back,and the whole family gets together to have meals and say goodbye to the last year,and welcome the New Year.After the meal,they wait until midnight comes.They set off fireworks then.
On the first morning of the Spring Festival,everyone wears their new clothes and then go to other's homes to celebrate the New Year.Each family sets off fireworks when their guests come,and they take out sweets and peanuts to share.On the following days,they go around to their relatives and friends.The Spring Festival has several meanings.It means people working outside can come back to relax themselves,a new year begins.When spring comes,farmers begin to plant crops and people make a plan for the New Year.
All the people throughout the world pay much attention to it.Our country of course holds some national celebrations to celebrate it.This most traditional festival in China will go on being celebrated in the future.
The Spring Festival
Spring Festival is the most importantand popular festival in China.Before Spring Festival,the people usually clean and decorate their houses.And they go to the Flower Fairs to buy some flowers.During Spring Festival,the adults usually give lucky money to children.People often get together and have a big meal.Some people eat dumpling for dinner.
The Spring Festival
After the Preliminary Eve,people begin preparing for the coming New Year.This is called"Seeing the New Year in".
Store owners are busy then as everybody goes out to purchase necessities for the New Year.Materials not only include edible oil,rice,flour,chicken,duck,fish and meat,but also fruit,candies and kinds of nuts.What's more,various decorations,new clothes and shoes for the children as well as gifts for the elderly,friends and relatives,are all on the list of purchasing.
Before the New Year comes,the people completely clean the indoors and outdoors of their homes as well as their clothes,bedclothes and all their utensils.
Then people begin decorating their clean rooms featuring an atmosphere of rejoicing and festivity.All the door panels will be pasted with Spring Festival couplets,highlighting Chinese calligraphy with black characters on red paper.The content varies from house owners'wishes for a bright future to good luck for the New Year.Also,pictures of the god of doors and wealth will be posted on front doors to ward off evil spirits and welcome peace and abundance.