Day 1: Christmas in China

Christmas is the most important day of the year in China.

china-christmas-2008-12-20-23-34-0

What is this magic?

(source)

No it’s not, I’m totally lying.

The most important day/festival of the year is the New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. Children are given new clothes, delicious meals, small toys, and firecrackers (always a good idea to give a child a firecracker). They pay respects to their elders and spend time with family.

How stupid adorable is this?

How stupid adorable is this?

(source)

Sounds a bit like western Christmas, amirite?

Christmas is celebrated in China, as well. Sort of.

OH MY GOD.

OH MY GOD.

(source)

Continue reading

Advertisements