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Chinese New Year Traditions   

1     The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for Chinese people. Like Thanksgiving celebrated in the United States, the Chinese New Year is a time for family gathering. Regardless how far away they live from their parents, Chinese people will do their best to go back home and have a big feast with their families on the eve of the Chinese New Year. For the next fifteen days, Chinese people are very careful not to do anything disrespectful to their ancestors and mythical gods. By behaving properly, Chinese people believe that their ancestors and mythical gods will grant them fortune and good luck in the coming year.
 
2     So, what are the appropriate codes of conduct? Well, here is a checklist of DOs and DON'Ts during the Chinese New Year:
 
3     DOs


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