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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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    AlwaysCatHieroglyph's picture

    I was born in the year of the rat.
    And I like this story because the Chinese culture is important

    YellowFluteCat's picture

    Hey, RunningFanCity!!
    you were born in the year of the monkey like me, YellowFluteCat.

    OrangeOrange50's picture

    I was born in the year of the rooster.

    DivingSkatingFlute's picture

    i was born in the year of cockerel 2005

    AmuletUnicornNecklace's picture

    Me too!

    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

    RedClarinetForest's picture

    HMMMMM

    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.