STORY: My Favourite Day – Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is celebrated in many countries around the world. Each new year is named after one of twelve animals. 2012 was the year of the dragon, 2013 the year of the snake, and 2014 is the year of the horse.

Listen to a girl telling us about why she likes Chinese New Year, and what she does at this time.

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SONG: HAPPY NEW YEAR

People do lots of special things to celebrate Chinese New Year, this song is about some of them. You can listen and sing along.

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STORY: THE GREAT RACE

The Chinese Lunar calendar names each year after one of twelve animals, this year is the year of the horse. Here is a story which tells of the Jade Emperor’s clever plan to decide the order the animal years should go in. Find out who came first in The Great Race.

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