KUPASONLINE.COM — Chinese New Year is in sight, Mother. Approximately, Mother and family have prepared anything to welcome this joyful day?
No one has ever known for sure the history of when Chinese New Year was celebrated for the first time, Mother. This is because most of the stories of the Chinese people are passed down from generation to generation.
Narrated by Feng Shui Expert, Angelina Fang, originally this Chinese New Year celebration was held at the winter solstice. The goal is to pray to Gods and ancestors, Mother. Not only that, this activity was also carried out to give thanks for the harvests obtained for one year.
In 104 BC, Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty approved a calendar reform which established the beginning of the Chinese or Lunar New Year to fall on the first new moon after the sun enters the 11th sun zodiac sign or Aquarius.
“New Year’s celebrations have changed from winter to early spring. On the one hand, winter is also uncomfortable for families to gather together. Spring weather is more friendly and pleasant,” he told HaiBunda recently.
Activities recommended during Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is valid for up to 15 days or until Cap Go Meh day. According to Angelina Fang, there are several things that are recommended for Chinese New Year, mother. Here, Bubun helps share the series.
1. Cleaning the house
A few days before Chinese New Year arrives, usually Chinese people will do a thorough cleaning at home, Mother. This activity is referred to as Spring Cleaning.