Spring Festival Decorations
The mirror above the door keeps out bad spirits. Traditionally, door decorations will stay up all year, to be replaced the next year.
The door decorations are called 春联 chūnlián, Spring Festival couplets. Here are some sounds so you can say it yourself.
China Index >> Modern Culture in Beijing >> Spring Festival Dinner
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update: July 2009
© Marilyn Shea, 2009