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Chinese New Year

Miniclips: Global Celebrations and Commemorations

Chinese New Year is full of fireworks, the colour red, and delicious food – but how did this celebration begin? Who is Nian and how does Chinese New Year prevent him from terrorising villages once more? What are some traditions observed during the celebration? And what is the significance behind the colour red? This Miniclip tells the story of how this event began, includes the significance of red envelopes, includes some popular traditions like the reunion feast, and provides some simple phrases to help you celebrate this time of year as a community!

Rating: E
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 5 min
Series: Miniclips: Global Celebrations and Commemorations
Printable Resources: Yes

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