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A Little Chinese New Year History The exact origins of the New Year celebration in China are unclear. It is said to have begun from the year-end religious ceremony during the Shang Dynasty (1766 BC - 1122 BC). A few believe that it started as early as Emperors Yao and Shun (~2300 BC).  At the beginning, the date of celebration varied from mid-winter to early spring. With the maturity of the solar base calendar, Emperor Wu (157 BC - 87 BC) of the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220), established the first day of the first month as the beginning...

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