5 How to prepare for the Chinese spring festival ? As Chinese new year is coming . People are getting more and more busy with preparing for it. If you are a big fan about the culture thing , maybe this can help you. Originally, we got several jobs to do : First of all, shopping for (年(nián)货(huò)) 。including food, candies, couplet ,paper cutting , firework ,lanterns, red pocket, new cloths(for kids) etc. Second , cleaning . Cleaning is very important before 30 th (the last day of lunar calendar),which symbolizes sweeping out the things old ,unlucky or unhappy , and ready to embrace a brand new year. Third : get the big dinner(年(nián)夜(yè)饭(fàn)) ready Four: paste the couplets and the paper cuttings on the door or window .Meanwhile hang the lanterns as well. Fifth : get the red pocket 红(hóng)包(bāo) ready (which is big thing )
So are you ready for it ? Oh,By the way ,things you are not supposed to do during the spring festival 1 You are forbidden to clean on 1 th, Jan Chinese lunar calendar .Otherwise , you may got blame . 2 Bad words ,unlucky words are not welcome ,either. 3 Don’t cry ,specially on 1 st ,Jan lunar calendar .