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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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 

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CrazyRuby40's picture

my younger brother was born in the the year of rat 2008
and i in the year of monkey 2004

QueenSmilingLlama's picture

my favourite dress is kameez shalwar.. i love to wear this. It's really comfortable. and i cam design it.

HelloBurger3's picture

I was born in the year of the Ram (2003)

MissCheeseTea's picture

My favorite day is New Year's Eve. At midnight, everybody wake up and children too. The children have lucky money from there parents. On that day we eat banh chung. The old people usually wear ao dai but the children don't wear ao dai the girls, they usually were dress or skirt with shirt. And the boys, they usually wear t-shirt with pants. In new year, everybody always decorate their house to make it beautiful.