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恭喜发财 (Kung Hei Fat Choy) / Wish you a prosperous new year. A travel to china this season would give you the chance to enjoy the traditional festival time here in China. So why hesitate? Just come and join in the Spring Festival carnival in China. You will see and experience the real China in the period of this splendid Chinese New Year, not only the lovely countryside but also its rich and delicious food as well as traditional customs. Spring Festival is the most important festival for Chinese people for all family members come together for celebration, just like Christmas in the western countries.

It falls on the 1st day of the 1st lunar month. It is a national carnival to welcome the spring after a long and gloomy winter, and to celebrate the past year's harvest with rich food, festivities, dragon and lion dancing and firecrackers; people have many kinds of traditional celebration until the end of the following Lantern Festival. The 2009 Spring Festival of the Ox Year is on 26th January 2009.

Visit Our China strongly recommend you to join in our Spring Festival Tour to get a full experience of this special time. We provide you highly marvelous travel destinations and flexible itinerary which you will never forget.

All you need to do is to come to China, and we will prepare everything perfectly for you and your family. All organized only for your pleasure. Just come and relax during your stay.

We are dedicated to offer you high quality service to enjoy an unforgettable traditional Chinese New Year experience. The Best places to spend the holiday of Spring Festival are in the major cities of Beijing, Hong Kong, Guilin and Guangzhou. You will have a fantastic experience of Northern and Southern Chinese New Year Culture.

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Origin of the Spring Festival

The Spring festival is commonly called Guo Nian in China. It contained a long history and rich cultural connotations. It is said that the spring festival of China originated in the Shang Dynasty (1600 BC- 1100 BC).

Spring Festival, the oldest and most important festival in China, is an event comparable to Christmas in the West.

Like all Chinese traditional festivals, the date of the New Year is determined by the Chinese lunar calendar, which is divided into 12 months, each with about 29.5 days. One year has 24 solar terms in accordance with the changes of nature...Read details

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Spring Festival is the Ox Year

The Chinese calendar is based on solar and lunar cycles and thus the new year falls on a different day of the Western solar calendar each year. On the Western calendar, the start of the Spring Festival falls on Monday, January 26, 2009 -- The Year of the Ox. If you were born on the date below you are under the sign of the ox...Read details

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Customs and Celebration of Spring Festival

Many customs accompany the Spring Festival. On the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, many families make Laba porridge, a delicious kind of porridge made with glutinous rice, millet, seeds of Job's tears, jujube berries, lotus seeds, beans, longan and gingko. People will have Laba Rice Porridge on this day...Read details

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