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Today is the 22nd day of the twelfth Chinese lunar month, one of the most important festivals in China 'Spring Festival' is coming soon. Chinese familes get together and celebrate the Spring Festival at home.
- What is CNY?
- What does the holiday mean?
- Why Chinese Lunar New Year is so special?
- What do people do?
The tradition is to have different main courses everyday from the 1st day of the Chinease New Year to the 15th day of the Chinease New Year. And most important two foods: Dumpling and Tangyuan.
Dumpling looks like gold, implying a wealthy year ahead. Tangyuan is round, sweet and glutinous, implying reunion and happy together forever.
And people usually eat dumpling at Chinease New Year Eve and Tangyuan in Lantern Festival.