New Year's Event: a comparison among China and Brazil.
Raif Remígio Alves
SBA, Zhejiang Gongshang School, China.
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A flash to peaceful, review the contents of the past, to determine in the present and generate capacity to carry the long term. Thus it is that most persons around the world observe the new year, in spite of their country of source, culture or financial condition. 2012 is always commemorated with very much joy, peacefulness and prosperity wishes intended for the year to come. For many nations, 2012 is famous at the time for the 31st of 12 , to 01 January, in line with the Gregorian calendar. In Cina, the New Year is definitely celebrated according to the lunar diary. The New Year, also referred to as New Year's Eve in Brazil (term derived from the French word réveiller, which means waking), is typically celebrated the passage December. 31 to Jan. 1 in most countries.
According to Percilia (2008) on the twenty third day of the last antojo month, they give food to God's Home, which they say is responsible for family prosperity. Also tend to stay with doors and windows of houses with reddish paper expressing bode well for precious metal, the Tao Fu, to attract good essential fluids and protect those who live there. Reddish colored and precious metal are the standard colors during, according to the Oriental, they are accountable for bringing good luck to those whom wear them, particularly in new clothes. As in Traditional western New Year celebration, Chinese ingest gather in family and develop a plentiful desk the night before Chinese language New Year. When the clock strikes midnight, everyone eats a cooked China dumpling (known by Westerners as guioza). The word jiaozi has practically the same pronunciation jiao zi and in Portuguese " find" and " Time", respectively. The custom of ingesting this kind of Chinese language ravioli at midnight in Chinese language is referred to as " sui geng jiao zi" (replacement for the hours with the year zizheng). That's why the foodstuff at the turn of...
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