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Getting Ready for Spring Festival Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Culture

There’s a lot to do when getting ready for Spring Festival. In the run up to the New Year, people decorate their house, stock up on fireworks, and prepare a massive dinner. It’s an exciting time full of food, family, and firecrackers. The festive celebration winds down on the 15th day with the Lantern Festival.

Getting Ready for Spring Festival

A dragon dance before the New Year.

See what it looks like during the most important holiday in China in this short video:

春节快到了 – chūn jié kuài dào le

Spring Festival is coming soon.

大家都在准备 – dà jiā dōu zài zhǔn bèi

Everyone is getting ready.

装饰 – zhuāng shì


春聯 – chūn lián


鞭炮 – biān pào


很多吃的 – hěn duō chī de

a lot to eat

年夜饭 – nián yè fàn

New Year’s dinner

元宵节 – yuán xiāo jié

Lantern Festival

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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