The Spring Festival is the liveliest festival in Singapore. Two weeks before the New Year’s Eve, flower shops along the roads will have lights on and sell flowers all night. There are two kinds of flowers sold in Singapore: potted flower and cut-flower. One of the potted flowers is the national flower of Singapore - orchid.
New Year's Eve is one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals. It refers to the last day of the Lunar New year, which is the night before the Spring Festival. It often occurs at the 30th of the twelfth lunar month.
Guangzhou is know as the Flower City, and its annual Spring Festival Flower Fair has attracted worldwide attention. Before the Spring Festival, especially three days before the New Year's Eve of the lunar calender, streets and lanes in Guangzhou are fully decorated with flowers and cumquat bonsais and all the big parks will hold Spring Festival Flower Fair.
Chinese New Year brings the holiday spirit to the hearts of everyone. The Spring Festival traditions of other countries will have different traditions, but also similarities with the customs of the Chinese New Year.
Spring festival generally refers to the New Year’s Eve and the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar. But in the civil society, Spring festival is traditionally refers from the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month or the 23th/24th of the twelfth lunar month
On the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month every year, native Pekingese would cook a pot of “laba rice porridge”, which includes coarse cereals and dried fruit like beans, rice, red dates, raisins, longans and so on, meaning “a bumper grain harvest”.