The Spring Festival refers to the traditional lunar New Year in the Chinese character cultural circle, commonly known as "nian jie", the traditional name for New Year, Da Nian, New Year, but orally also known as Du Sui, celebrate the New Year, New Year, is the most solemn traditional festival of the Chinese nation.
Spring Festival originated in the Yin and Shang dynasties, the end of the year of worship to gods and ancestors activities, is China's biggest, the most lively, the most important of an ancient traditional festival.
In Chinese folk, the traditional meaning of the Spring Festival is from the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month or the twelfth lunar month 23 or 24 of the cooking stove, until the fifteenth day of the first lunar month, which to New Year's eve and the first day of the first lunar month as the climax.
During the Spring Festival, the Han Chinese and some ethnic minorities in China will hold various activities to celebrate.These activities are to worship ancestral gods, ancestors, Buxin, Yingxi Fu, pray for a good harvest as the main content.
The activities of the Spring Festival are rich and colorful, with strong ethnic characteristics.
Influenced by Chinese culture, some countries and nations belonging to the cultural circle of Chinese characters also have the custom of celebrating the Spring Festival.