Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China
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Celebrations and commemorations in other places around the world; for example, Bastille Day in France, Independence Day in the USA, including those that are observed in Australia such as Chinese New Year, Christmas Day, Diwali, Easter, Hanukkah, the Moon Festival and Ramadan (ACHHK064)
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F–6/7 HASS Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows - The Australian Curriculum v8.1

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The Story Of Nian - YouTube

The Story of NIAN with English naration and subtitle. Hopefully the original crew is happy with the outcome coz i could not get to them. Thanks for making su...
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The story and background of how and why customs are followed at Chinese New Year.

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Chinese Holidays - Lantern Festival - 元宵节 - YouTube

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The wedding photos that captivated China - BBC News

The wedding photos that captivated China - BBC News | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it
An elegant set of photos posted by a Tibetan couple have captured the attention of millions of Chinese social media users.
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Chinese Australians and the Moon Festival, 1978

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Scootle - Chinese lion dance circa 1937

This is an excerpt taken from the beginning of an item in the weekly black-and-white newsreel Cinesound Review, released in cinemas on 25 February 1937.

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Mooncake Recipe: How To Make Mooncake, A Traditional Chinese Dessert

Mooncake Recipe: How To Make Mooncake, A Traditional Chinese Dessert | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it
Mooncake Recipe - A step by step guide for a traditional Chinese dessert typically eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival and given to wish good luck
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Chinese New Year Crafts - Kids Craft Ideas

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Children's craft ideas for Chinese New Year. These Chinese New Year craft ideas are fun for kids to make and celebrate the holiday
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Chinese Lanterns on crayola.com

Chinese Lanterns on crayola.com | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it
Learn about Chinese culture, celebrations, and traditional symbolic writing then include characters and images in an original paper lantern decoration.
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Chinese Ghost Month Taboo

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A list of historical Chinese taboos that exist around the celebration of Ghost Day and Ghost Month.

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Hungry Ghost Festival - YourSingapore.com

Hungry Ghost Festival - YourSingapore.com | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it
Every year the Chinese in Singapore observe a large-scale tradition of paying respects to the dead. Enjoy the traditional rituals and customs, like the boisterous getai performances in the heartlands, a significant aspect of this cultural festival.
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History resources that support teaching about Asia
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Chinese Holidays - Dragon Boat Festival - 端午节 - YouTube

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Chinese Lantern Festival 2012

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The Chinese Lantern Festival takes place on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year. As they mark the end of the Spring Festival, celebrants create colorful lanterns, set off fireworks, and hold parades. In one village, residents hurl molten metal against a wall to create an impressive display of sparks in a 300-year-old tradition. Gathered below are some vibrant images from this year's Chinese Lantern Festival.

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The Chinese Lantern Festival takes place on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year. As they mark the end of the Spring Festival, celebrants create colorful lanterns, set off fireworks, and hold parades. In one village, residents hurl molten metal against a wall to create an impressive display of sparks in a 300-year-old tradition. Gathered below are some vibrant images from this year's Chinese Lantern Festival.

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Five Things you may not know about Grain Rain - People's Daily Online

Five Things you may not know about Grain Rain - People's Daily Online | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. GrainRain (Chinese: 谷雨),as the last term in spring, starts on April 20 and ends on May 5.

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Sydney's Moon Festival, 1979

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Chinese Australians and the Moon Festival, 1978

Chinese Australians and the Moon Festival, 1978 | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it

How have the cultural traditions of people from Asia enriched Australian society? The Moon Festival is one such festival.

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Traditional Chinese Festivals - china.org.cn

Traditional Chinese Festivals - china.org.cn | Year 3 History: National Days and Celebrations - China | Scoop.it

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, usually in October in Gregorian calendar.

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Modern Chinese society focuses on preserving ancient cultural traditions.

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Chinese New Year Calendar

Chinese New Year Calendar from 1930 to 2030, as well as the Animal Sign and the number of days from today to the next Chinese New Year.
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Traditional Chinese Festivals - china.org.cn

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The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month, usually in February or March in the Gregorian calendar. As early as the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 25), it had become a festival with great significance.

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Ghost Festival

Ghost Festival

Hungry Ghost Festival Official name Buddhism: Ullambana (TC: 盂 盆, SC: 盂兰盆 Yúlánpén) Taoism and Folk Belief: Zhōngyuán Jié (TC: 中元節, SC: 中元 ) Also called Ghost Month Observed by Buddhists, Taoists, Chinese folk religion believers Significance The opening of the gates of Hell, permitting all ghosts to receive food and drink

In Chinese tradition, the fifteenth day of the seventh month in the lunar calendar is calledGhost Day and the seventh month in general is regarded as the Ghost Month (鬼月), in which ghosts and spirits, including those of the deceased ancestors, come out from the lower realm

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