50 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year

This Friday, streets in China and around the world will be lit with lanterns, fireworks and good luck. In addition to celebrating the year of the horse, many Chinese New Year celebrators will be avoiding scissors, eating watermelon seeds and wearing red. Read below to learn about the meaning behind these fascinating traditions and others.

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50 Unbelievable Facts About Chinese New Year

50 Unbelievable Facts About Chinese New Year [Infographic] by the team at Giraffe

 

90 comments

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe2 years ago

Thanks for the information! It's a good thing to learn something new every day!!

Angela J.
Angela J.2 years ago

Interesting

Duane B.
.2 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Carole H.
Carole H.2 years ago

thank you very interesting - I am a snake and last year was meant to be my year - well it was certainly a year of upheaval and change - only time will tell if it was for the best or ........

Howard Crosse
Howard Crosse2 years ago

Very interesting, thanks for posting.

Sandra A.
Sandra A.2 years ago

Wow, it's the year 4712

Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson2 years ago

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Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson2 years ago

USA is supposed to be the melting pot of the world. We have all races, religions, cultures, customs, beliefs, etc. here. It is good to learn a little about all of them. This learning makes us a more unified & caring nation.

Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson2 years ago

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Winn Adams
Winnie Adams2 years ago

Thanks