My favourite day - Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year is celebrated in many countries around the world. Each new year is named after one of twelve animals. 2013 was the year of the snake, 2014 the year of the horse and 2015 is the year of the sheep.

Listen to a girl telling us about why she likes Chinese New Year, and what she does at this time.

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    OrangeOrange50's picture

    I was born in the year of the rooster.

    DivingSkatingFlute's picture

    i was born in the year of cockerel 2005

    MissPurplePharaoh's picture

    off course I am a ram!

    PrincessMusicFlower's picture

    I am a lucky monkey .

    SingingTuneCoffee's picture

    i born in dog year 2006

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    TurquoiseBirdBubble's picture

    It is very important to know about the other cultures, in part because of learning and in the other side, for general culture. Without the chinese people, we wouldn't know about their traditions, and why is this important? Because it let us coexist with other people from other countries, so that's why this is important. If you don't care? It's up to you. You decide to coexist with other people or not.

    RunningFanCity's picture

     I'd born in year of the monkey!

    KindGem9000's picture

    I was born in the year of the Cockerel in 2005 and my mom born in 1963 ( rabbit ) and my dad born in 1964 ( dragon ) we are cockerel , rabbit and dragon family

    MisterMetal5000's picture

    nice story, i'm in year of ram 
    my sister is in year of tiger