My Favorite Holiday

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My favorite holiday
There are many festivals in our country, and there are more and more western festivals and cultures coming together, but I like the Chinese Spring Festival most, because there are so many culture about it.The festival is the most important one in China,In fact,it's the highlight of the year. It is also named the Chinese New Year, it comes in January or February, and it has long been an occasion for family reunions. So, in the festival, most of Chinese people prefer to return their hometown, and spend the time with their family members.
Before the holiday, people begin to get ready. We clean the house and make special purchases for the Spring Festival. In China, there have a traditional habit that is we dress new clothes in New Year. So mothers must buy new clothes for each of us. In addition, peopleprepare all kinds of delicious foodssuch as dumplings,glutinous rice cake, smoked fish and meat.
A series of colorful celebration activities begin on New Year's Eve, the last day of the last lunar month.Weget together to have a big feast, also namely, have a family reunion dinner. After the dinner, adults set off firecrackers. In the evening, it is children’ time, they are especially happy, because they not onlycan get presents and treats,including red envelopes, also can enjoy fireworks or play with lantern. On the Spring Festival Eve, it is a folk custom to stay up late or all night to pray for peace and prosperity in the coming year.At the same time, we generallywatch the live broadcast of the Spring Festival party on TV held by CCTV.
During the Chinese New year, people can chat about all the things that have happened in our lives.People also visit each other, exchange gifts and good wishes for the next year.
The festival brings me much happiness from my childhood till now.For me, it has different means at different time.When I was a child, it…...

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