Chinese New Year

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Chinese new year occurs on the first full moon after the 21st of January. This was believed to be invented by the emperor, Qin Shi Huagndi. This is different to our regular calender as we have new years on the first of january. The Chinese have celebrated this event for more than 2000 years. The Date changes every year according to the date of the moon. This event is very popular in many countries beyond china and the presentation is just amazing. They have dragon dances and loud fireworks showing artwork of amazement . These presentations and fantastic things were believed to ware off the evil spirits.