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The recently passed a decree prohibiting  fireworks and start flying Chinese lanterns (see photo ) in Sanya. In addition , it is forbidden to  firecrackers and fireworks in public places . It is reported, that those responsible for organizing and launching fireworks of Chinese lanterns will be severely punished. But during the holidays , including : New Year, Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival , Mid-Autumn Festival , National Day and some other holidays, limited right to launch the lanterns and the organization of fireworks.

In China Chinese New Year - Spring Festival , traditional New Year in Chinese lunar calendar. Everywhere there reigns a joyous and festive atmosphere. Residents who purchase a beloved holiday , new year - the most important event for 1 billion 300 million Chinese . Everywhere in the streets and in shops toys and decorations in the form of dogs . Chinese New Year is the first new Moon of the year in the period between 20 th January and 20 th February to the Gregorian calendar . Spring Festival has an ancient history , dating back to the sacrificial rites and the remembrance of ancestors , which occurred at the end and beginning of the year in the era of Shang 1600-1100 years BC. The holiday is accompanied by posting the pair of paper labels on both sides of the entrance to the house, the room is decorated in New Year's broadside paintings , these images contain wishes for happiness in the future . In the past, this custom, as well as the launch firecrackers , was considered an effective way of expelling evil spirits and cleanse the house from evil spirits . Later sticking popular prints included in the holiday ritual of the Chinese , and now enjoys great popularity in the country . The night before the holiday , called " chusi " , the whole family gathers together. They're getting rich dinner , followed by watching the performance of famous singers on television , and talk on different themes, games. In many families, young people are not sleeping through the night , it's called " show Sui " - waiting for the New Year . The next morning, many families eat dumplings " tszyaotszy ", dumplings resemble their traditional form of ingots of gold and silver, symbolizing the desire of wealth. After breakfast we supposed to bypass the house of relatives and friends to congratulate and wish all the best. The first day of New Year's relatives , friends and colleagues to visit each other and give gifts. Adults give children small money wrapped in red paper, symbolizing the wish of prosperity and success of the family of child development . Also , the custom of legends that once lived in the city of Jiaxing wife , who just gave birth to the age of one child. The couple were afraid , as if an evil spirit " Sui " killed their baby and decided to watch the whole New Year's Eve at the bedside of the child. They prepared for a baby a few coins and began to teach him how to wrap them in red paper, but since everyone was tired and quickly fell asleep. A red bag with coins placed near the pillow kid. Night . And the evil spirit began to creep up to the child , but when he decided to pat the child, suddenly out of the bag with the coins escaped the golden ray . The spirit was very much afraid and ran away. Although today nobody pays any attention to whether there is an evil spirit " Sui " , New Year's Eve adults still give children money for good luck. During the Spring Festival are held mass demonstrations : dancing lions and dragons dances , dances " land boat ", presentation on stilts .

In the 15 th day 1 st month of the lunar calendar in China celebrate Lantern Festival (Chinese元宵节, 元宵节, pinyin Yuánxiāojié), marks the end of the Spring Festival or the traditional New Year . The custom light on this day colorful street lights are very ancient . According to some data , the festival began to celebrate another 180 years BC According to legend, the representative of the Western Han Dynasty by the name Vendi was proclaimed emperor on that day . In honor of this , he commanded everywhere hang red lanterns that grew into a tradition . In 104 BC Lantern Festival became a state .

Mid-Autumn Festival in a modern urban tradition - an evening admiring the full Moon, accompanied by refreshments "lunar gingerbread . " The ritual side of the festival the most widely displayed in the lighting of incense. In terms of importance this holiday is second only to New Year , marking the mid- year cycle in the representation of the peoples of East Asia . Falls on the 15 th day 8 th month ( full Moon ) on the Chinese calendar , which roughly corresponds to the second half of September. It is believed that on this day lunar disk " very bright and round in the year . " The image of " completeness " appears in several senses : it is the end time harvest , the Moon is a symbol of the feminine , and thus its completeness - as a symbol of fertility .

 


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