Chinese New Year Activities
Before the New Year's Day
Shopping, cleaning, decorations
New Year's Eve
Family dinner, Shou Sui, Launch Fireworks
First Day of the New Year
In some places, people stay at home on the first day. In other places, people greet each other, especially younger people and will visit and greet older relatives and friends.
Some people will host a religious ceremony to honor the gods. Married females will visit their parents.
Ceremony to honor the ancestors.
This is the Yuan Xiao festival, also called The Lantern festival. This is also the end of the New Year celebrations.