This is the year of the Rat.
By its formal name Stem Branch,
this year is the year of Wu Zi..
The 15 days of New Years is called
the Lantern Festival which is celabrated
with lanterns dispays and children
caring them in the parade.
New years day and evening are
celebrated as a family affair.
A time for reunion and thanksgiving.
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this special occasion click on the link