Spring Festival
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The Spring Festival is one of the four traditional festivals in China. The Lunar New Year, the traditional "annual festival", is set on the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar.

The Spring Festival has a long history, and it evolved from the ancient times when people prayed for and offered sacrifices at the beginning of the year. The origin of the Spring Festival contains profound cultural connotation, and carries rich historical and cultural details in the inheritance and development. During the Spring Festival, all families will hold various celebrations, most of which focus on the worship of gods and Buddhas, the memorial of ancestors, the removal of the old and the restoration of the new, the celebration of the jubilee and the blessing of the bumper year. The forms of activities are rich and colorful, with rich national characteristics, condensing the essence of Chinese traditional culture. According to incomplete statistics, nearly 20 countries and regions have designated the Spring Festival as a legal holiday for the whole or some cities under their jurisdiction.

During the Spring Festival, it can be seen everywhere, such as pasting spring festival couplet, keeping vigil, eating New Year's dinner, and paying New Year's greetings. However, due to different customs, the details have their own characteristics. The Spring Festival folk customs are diversified in form and rich in content, and are a concentrated display of the life and culture essence of the Chinese nation.