“Our Festival” Spring Festival custom of the first month New Year

2022-06-20 0 By

Qinchu network – Shiyan headlines reporter Bing Ke reports: in Shiyan area, the first month of the Spring Festival is also a big custom.The reporter interviewed huang Zhongfu, an expert on folk culture of our city, on the custom of paying New Year’s greetings in the first month.”According to the rules of Shiyan, people should stay at home to keep their money on the first day of the New Year.Except for some who are married in the first year, new sons-in-law have to pay New Year’s greetings to their mother-in-law’s house and go to see their relatives.Some of them are walking happily along the country road, carrying a basket containing four kinds of ritual (pork) wrapped in red paper.Huang zhongfu said that in addition, they generally stay at home to keep their money, we all sit in front of the fire to knock melon seeds, eat fried sweet potato seeds, corn seeds, say Chinese New Year, now it is more candy and peanuts, melon seeds, walnuts, pine seeds and other nuts.”People in Shiyan pay New Year’s greetings in a certain order. Generally, they don’t go out on the first day of the New Year, but pay New Year’s greetings to their families. The main objects of New Year’s greetings are their elders.Ling said that during the Spring Festival, there are some taboos in traditional customs. For example, it is forbidden to curse or hit a child, and it is taboo to pay New Year’s greetings to someone who is still asleep.If your partner is still asleep on the first day of the New Year, don’t pay New Year’s greetings. Wait until your partner gets up to pay New Year’s greetings, because this will make your partner sick for the whole year.Until the Lantern Festival to eat dumplings, the Lunar February 2 Dragon God festival to eat shepherd’s purse dumplings, the Chinese New Year ceremony to come to an end.But in Shiyan, there is a saying, “Happy New Year, before the Dragon Boat Festival in May,” which is another custom.”The first day, the second day avoid washing, because water has water god, water god’s birthday in the first two days, so these two days do not wash clothes.There are also customs of dumping sewage, garbage and sweeping the floor during the Spring Festival, because in the old days people thought it was easy to sweep away the wealth of a family.”Huang Zhongfu said.”In addition, there is to avoid being taken out of the pocket by others, do not let others take things out of their pockets during the Chinese New Year, so that the whole year money will be taken out by others.Avoid collecting debts from others: During the Chinese New Year, no matter being in debt or with others to debt will be very unlucky for the whole year, so taboo to collect debts from others.”Huang Zhongfu said.Disclaimer: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through email or wechat, we will deal with it in time.Email address: jpbl@jp.jiupainews.com;Wechat id: Jiupai6688 (Note to add and withdraw)