1） Spring Festival
Spring Festival is the most important festival in China .In the evening before the Spring Festival ,families get together and have a big meal .In many places people like to set off firecrackers .Dumplings are the most traditional food .Children like the festival very much ,because they can have delicious food and wear new clothes .They can also get some money from their parents.This money is given to children for good luck .People put New Year scrolls on the wall for good fortune .
2）The Lunar New Year
The Lunar New Year is a great occasion to the Chinese people.It lasts about the first four days of the year,during which people do not work except for the workers on duty.Students do not go to school,and shops are closed.
Several days before the new year,people begin to prepare.Farmers kill pigs,sheep,cocks and hens.City dwellers buy meat fish and vegetables.Houses are cleaned； coupletsare posted on the doors.Colourful lanterns are hung at the gate.
On the eve of the new year,each family has its members gatherd together and eats a family reunion dinner.After the meal they watch TV until the clock strickes twelve.Then every family sets off long strings of small firecrackers and other fire works to welcome the new year.On the first day of the new year,almost everyone is dressed in his or her best.When people meet on the way,they say to each other "Happy New Year".Friends and relatives pay new year calls and gives presents to each other.Children indulge themselves in games.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival in China. In the Spring Festival, all family members will get together, just like Chirstmas in the West. Its origin is ancient, but many believe the word Nian, which means "year", was the name of a beast that preyed on people on the eve of a new year.
During the Spring Festival,we can eat a lot of delicious food, and the food is different from some different places. For example，The northerners eat Jiao Zi, but southerners like to eat Nian Gao, which translates to "New Year Cake". In Chinese, Nian Gao is a homonym for high.
In addition， there are also have many customs, such as saul dust, lucky money, pictures, spring couplet, shousui and so on.Children love Spring Festival because they can receive red packet! And they can also light firecrachkers. Lighting Firecrackers used to be one of the most important customs in the Spring Festival celebration.
All in all, the Chinese New Year is traditional festival that China is rich with most the special features.It symbolizes the lunar calendar for old year to end. New year has already start.The people will take leave cold monotonous of winter, greet the organic full of life spring.
Spring Festival is the most important festival in China .In the evening before the Spring Festival ,families get together and have a big meal .In many places people like to set off firecrackers .Dumplings are the most traditional food .Children like the festival very much ,because they can have delicious food and wear new clothes .They can also get some money from their parents. This money is given to children for good luck . People put New Year scrolls on the wall for good fortune .