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.

Second Day

Some people will host a religious ceremony to honor the gods. Married females will visit their parents.

Third Day

Ceremony to honor the ancestors.

Fifteenth Day

This is the Yuan Xiao festival, also called The Lantern festival. This is also the end of the New Year celebrations.

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