Traditional customs during the Spring Festival

2015年08月14日 09:28:45

    Spring Festival     is the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar, also known as the lunar new year. Before the festival, we can do new year's goods, sweep houses, whitewash walls, buy fireworks, buy new clothes, and have a haircut. From the 27th of the twelfth month of the lunar calendar, Spring Festival couplets are pasted and window decorations are pasted for the shrine. The kitchen god is in front of the stove, the God of wealth is in the back, and the God of heaven and the God of earth are on the outer wall of the house, so as to achieve good luck in the coming year. The day before the Spring Festival is commonly known as new year's Eve, also known as new year's Eve. On New Year's Eve, fireworks are set off before dinner (New Year's Eve dinner), and the lights are bright indoors and outdoors. After dinner, do not make a loud noise, stay up all night, commonly known as "boil year". At the turn of the year, each family ignited a "prosperous fire", with firecrackers and fireworks. The whole family ate Geng Sui dumplings to show their reunion and well-being. At the beginning of the first month, relatives congratulated each other and friends congratulated each other.

          the fifth day of the first month of the lunar calendar is called "broken fifth". In the morning of the fifth day of junior high school, they put colored paper scissors on the garbage and sent it outside the door, setting off firecrackers, which is called "send poor". Every family sweeps the house and overthrows the "poor soil". You need to have a cake made of yellow rice noodles at noon. From New Year's Eve to the fifth day of the lunar new year, the lights are bright inside and outside every night. After the fifth day of the lunar new year, there are festivals.

      man day     the seventh day of the first month of the lunar calendar is called "man day". In the past, it was commonly known that when the kitchen god was sent on the 23rd day of last December, people's souls traveled far away and returned to the kitchen god on the day of last year. This day without fireworks, the whole family eat rolling bean noodles, called "tie soul noodles". This day, do not travel far, do not stay, night lights. The Lantern Festival is also known as the Lantern Festival. On the evening of the 15th of the first month, every household lights up all night. From January 14 to 16, cities and towns hold various forms of mass entertainment activities, such as yangko dance, dragon lantern dance, float, rowing, lantern riddles and so on. Colorful lights are set at the entrance of the streets and towns for people to watch. Fireworks were set off in the evening.

      xiaotiancang, laotiancang     the 20th day of the first month of the lunar calendar is called "xiaotiancang"; the 25th day of the first month is called "laotiancang". The activities of these two festivals are similar, that is, after cleaning up the center of the courtyard, draw a circle with ashes, which is called "ash kiln", and forget the symbolic burial of five grains (millet, hemp, grain, beans, wheat) in the "ash kiln", knead the lamp with flour, light the lamp with flour, burn the Yellow incense, and wish the grain to be prosperous and the granary full.

        dragon head     the second day of the second lunar month is called "dragon head" day. At daybreak, he went to the spring well to fetch water and put several coins into the bucket to pick them home, which is called "yinqianlong". Children's shaving is called "anlongjiao", and adults' shaving is called "shaving faucet". In the villages along the Yellow River, the lanterns are put into the Yellow River by boat at night, accompanied by drum music.