Chinese Culture and Traditions

By Sara Dunham

This Is A Chinese Dragon Costume

When it is the year of the monkey or the year of some kind of animal. They would put on a dragon costume like this one and they would party all night long and they would have fire works and music playing (its kinda like New years eve but its celebrated differently).
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This is a very cool and beautiful Chinese dance I hope you like it!
【美国亚特兰大魏东升(亚专)舞校】Jasmine by Atlanta Professional Dance Academy at 2013 World Ballet Competition


Me,my Mom and Ava found all of these images all over China Town.


Me my Mom and Ava came across a building that terns out it was a dance studio and we met these really nice girls and they let us take some pics of them.
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Did you know that in China all of there clothing are home made. But not the Emperors clothes and his family.
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Year of the monkey

The Year of The Monkey goes till Feb 8th 2016 (Chinese New Year) and last to Jan 27th 2017.

The monkey is the 9th animal in the zodiac.

The year of the monkey years include 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028 and so on.

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What is a zodiac

A zodiac is a peace of paper that has all the animals in line to be the next Chines new year star. The order of the animals go Rat,Ox,Rabbit,Dragon,Snake,Horse,Goat,Monkey,Rooster,Dog and Pig.

Next in line for Chines New Year is Rooster.


Chines sports include martial arts and stone ball. There are lots of others but i cant name them all.
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This is a google docs that helps explain what stone ball is.

The C.P.R

Canada needed a rail way to go to one side of Canada to the other because of all the free farms. So Andrew Onderdonk ,from New York was given permission to build the C .P .R leading all the way to Port Moody to Eagle Pass, near Revelstoke,British Columbia. The land was mountainous. Between 1881 and 1884, as many as17000 chines men came to B.C to work as labourers on the C. P .R . The chines were payed $1.00 a day, to work at the C.P.R . But white people got payed $1.50-$2.50 per day.

Me and Ava


If you hit a person with a broom you will get bad luck for life.

If you eat ear wax you will lose your voice.

If a dog howls for a few hours a night that means that a person died so wear.

If a baby cries for no reason that means that there are ghosts and that the baby is disturbed by them.

The End

I hope that you had fun watching me and have a good day.
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