Chinese New Year 2019
• Chinese New Year 2019
2019 on the Chinese calendar began on February 5 and will last 15 days until February 20. Since ancient times, it is the main and the longest holiday in China and other East Asian countries.
Chinese New Year begins on the first day of the new moon and lasts 15 days - till the full moon.
Chinese New Year, which, after 1911, in a literal translation is called "Spring Festival", since ancient times is the main and the longest holiday in China.
Of course, the Chinese New Year is celebrated not only in China but also in other countries. Dancing lions in Bangkok, Thailand, February 4, 2019. By the way, the height of 314 meters! (Photo Sakchai Lalit):
There is a belief that evil spirits are afraid of the color red, so New Year's Day everywhere predominant red color.
In the 15th day of the 1st lunar month in China celebrate the Lantern Festival marks the end of the Spring Festival, or the traditional New Year. According to some data, the festival began to celebrate even 180 years BC. e. And for this holiday need a lot of lights.
Flashlights are doing and in large factories, and at a very small workshops.
Every New Year is associated with one of the 12 animals and one of the five elements. At this time, the symbol of 2019 became yellow (brown) Ground Pig. 4717 year of the lunar calendar. Shaanxi Province, China. (Photo by Wei Yongxian):
If a person is not considered an animal, which is not true. Man, too, belongs to the animal kingdom, to the subclass animals. (Photo: Bullit Marquez):
Every Chinese New Year celebration is accompanied by the launch of fireworks, ignited fires ... Manila February 5, 2019. (Photo by Ted Aljibe):
Decorated streets in the city of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, February 1, 2019.
Bega symbol year - pigs with obstacles in Hebei Province, China, January 27, 2019 (Photo: Thomas Peter):
Incense. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):
Happy New Year again! (Photo by Jorge Silva):