Chinese New Year 2017 Wallpaper – Year of The Rooster

Due to give you best wallpaper for Chinese New Year 2017, here is my own design. A wallpaper design to celebrate Chinese New Year for 2017, the year of the Rooster. The date of 2017 Chinese New Year is on Saturday, 28 January 2017. The features of this wallpaper are awesome, including red and gold background, gold colored background, the rooster zodiac logo, and also it's high resolution. The resolution of this wallpaper is 1920x1080 pixels, which also known as HD wallpaper. Seems like another HD wallpapers, this wallpaper also perfect for monitors with 16:09 aspect ratio, or widescreen monitors.

Chinese New Year

The new year of Chinese also known as "Imlek", and also the "Spring Festival" ( simplified Chinese 春节; traditional Chinese 春節; Pinyin: Chūn jié ). The moment of Chinese New Year is also one of the biggest holiday in China. Spring Festival is centuries old and gains significance because of several myths and traditions. Chinese New Year is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Chinese populations. Commonly, people usually saying "Gong Xi Fa Cai" to others. Here are several countries and other places which also observing Chinese New Year:

  • Mainland China
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Philippines
  • Brunei

New Year Celebrations

Due to celebrating Chinese New Year, here are several Festivities based on the schedule:
  • Preceding Days: On the days immediately before the New Year celebration, Chinese families give their homes a thorough cleaning. Families often offer sweet foods (such as candy) in order to "bribe" the deities into reporting good things about the family.
  • The first day: light fireworks, burn bamboo sticks and firecrackers and to make as much of a din as possible. It's also a good moment to honor one's elders and families visit the oldest and most senior members of their extended families. Some families may invite a lion dance troupe as a symbolic ritual to usher in the Chinese New Year
  • The second day: married daughters visited their birth parents, relatives and close friends. It because of married daughters didn't have the opportunity to visit their birth families frequently.
  • The third day: burning paper offerings over trash fires, it is considered an unlucky day to have guests or go visiting.
  • The fourth day: is the day when corporate "spring dinners" kick off and business returns to normal.
  • The fifth day: In northern China, people eat jiaozi, or dumplings, on the morning of powu. In Taiwan, businesses traditionally re-open on the next day (the sixth day), accompanied by firecrackers.
  • The seventh day: the day when everyone grows one year older.
  • The eight day: People normally return to work by the eighth day. So, some family doing some family dinner, Store owners will host a lunch/dinner with their employees.
  • The ninth day: a day for Chinese to offer prayers to the Jade Emperor of Heaven in the Daoist Pantheon.
  • The tenth day: Celebrating The Jade Emperor's party.
  • The thirteenth day: people will eat pure vegetarian food, due to consuming too much food over the preceding two weeks.
  • The fifteenth day: celebrating "Yuanxiao Festival", also known as Lantern Festival. Furthermore, this day often marks the end of the Chinese New Year festivities.

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