Tag: Spring Festival

Top 7 Chinese New Year Books

Chinese New Year will start on Feb. 19 this year. It is going to be the year of Goat! What are the traditions? How do Chinese celebrate it? Are there any fun activities for kids to work on? Here are the top 7 books on Chinese New Year. Celebrating Chinese New Year: An Activity Book This is a fun-filled craft activity book. In addition to facts and description of traditions, Children can make lanterns, dragon parade and red envelopes etc. It is an excellent resource book for parents and teachers of children of 5-10 years old.   The Dancing...

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Chinese New Year Family Traditions

As Chinese new year, in another word, Spring festival, is around the corner, have you already felt a bit of festive atmosphere? If yes, perfect; if no, have a look at this video and see Chinese people prepare for the arrival of new year and how they celebrate it! If you are interested to find out more, but in English, you can have a look...

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Chinese New Year Celebration in the Hague

  Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, will start on Feb. 03 this year. We will say goodbye to Tiger and say hello to Rabbit — yes, the new year will be Year of Rabbit! In China, people are traveling back home to have the biggest family reunion festival. Abroad Chinese people will celebrate it locally. In the Hague, the Netherlands, the celebration will take place at 11:30 on Feb. 05 in the Atrium of the Hague City Hall. The detailed program is listed below: Time Activity 11.30-12.15 hrs. Opening ceremony with traditional dragon and lion dance 12.15-12.45 hrs. Performances by acrobats, dancers and singers by performers from the province of Qinghai and performances by Fei Wu Shu 13.00 – 14.00 hrs. Parade through Chinatown with fireworks by the Chinese gates 13.00 – 17.30 hrs. Varied programme in the Atrium of City Hall with song, dance, acrobatics, magic and Wushu and Tai Chi (martial arts). Also an Asian market and mobile Chinese photo studio. For more details, please visit the official site of the Hague. If you are interested, go and have a look. We went there last year and had lots of fun. My children loved dragon and lion dance. They also liked the firecracker part. To celebrate Chinese new year,  crowd and noise are always a must. Go and be part of the...

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