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Unformatted text preview: The Chinese New Year The This year is the Year of the Pig This Year By Sally Barker Dalry PS Day one The first day of the Lunar New Year is "the welcoming of the gods of the heavens and earth." Day two Day The Chinese pray to their ancestors as The well as to all the gods. Days three and four Days The third and fourth days are for the sonsin-laws to pay respect to their parents-inlaw. Day five The fifth day is called Po Woo. On that day people stay home to welcome the God of Wealth. Days six, seven, eight, nine and ten! ten! On the sixth to the 10th day, the Chinese On visit their relatives and friends. visit Day seven Day The seventh day of the New Year is the The day for farmers to display their produce. Day eight Day On the eighth day people have another On family reunion dinner, and at midnight they pray to Tian Gong, the God of Heaven. Day nine Day The ninth day is to make offerings to the The Jade Emperor. Days ten, eleven and twelve Days These days are the ones on which friends These and relatives should be invited for dinner. and Day thirteen Day After so much rich food, on the 13th day After you should have simple rice congee and mustard greens (choi sum) to cleanse the system. Day fourteen Day The 14th day should be for preparations to The celebrate the Lantern Festival which is to be held on the 15th night. ...
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