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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

“Kung Hei Fat Choy” – that’s Happy New Year in Chinese!

Chinese New Year is celebrated on February 12th and this year it is the Year of the Ox.

It is the biggest and most important festival in China and is celebrated by communities all over the world.

There are legends about how the celebration started. The most popular one is about an animal’s swimming race!

Find out more about Chinese New Year in the PPTs and clips below.

Find out which animal you are  - does that sound like you?

(I am the horse – yes I’m happy with that!!)

Have a look at some of the clips below and then have a go at some of the activities.