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DURING NEW YEAR CELEBRATION, YOU PUT TWO
GOOD LUCK SAYINGS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE
DOOR. BOTH SAYINGS MUST BE SYMMETRICAL (5 WORDS EACH
FOR EXAMPLE) AND COMPOSED BY YOU.

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PROBABLY A CHINESE CUSTOM

Where learned: Informant's office

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting

Date learned: 11-11-1971

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CHINESE CELEBRATE THE LUNAR NEW YEAR
COMPARABLE TO OUR CHRISTMAS.

Where learned: Informant's office

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Winter

Date learned: 11-11-1971

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DURING NEW YEAR'S FESTIVITIES YOU GO TO ALL
RELATIVES FOR VISITS AND EXCHANGE GIFTS.

Where learned: Informant's office

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Winter

Date learned: 11-11-1971

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DURING LUNAR NEW YEAR, YOU PARTAKE IN
ANCESTOR WORSHIP. INCENSE AND FIRE CRACKERS ARE
DONE IN FRONT OF TABLET REPRESENTING ANCESTORS.
DELICIOUS FOOD IS ALSO PLACED IN FRONT OF THE TABLET.

Where learned: Informant's office

Keyword(s): NOISE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Typical Elements of a Festive Pattern
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Winter

Date learned: 11-11-1971

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