When Nian showed up, villagers set off firecrackers to make loud noises, Nian was surrounded by noise and everything red. The beast was so scared and roared, then ran back to the mountain in panic and never come back. From then on, the tradition of observing the conquest of Nian is carried on from generation to generation. The term "Guo Nian", which may mean "Survive the Nian" becomes today "Celebrate the (New) Year" as the word "guo" in Chinese having both the meaning of "pass-over" and "observe". The custom of putting up red paper and firing fire-crackers to scare away Nian should it have a chance to run loose is still around.
The origin of Chinese New Year festivals came from tales which started with an ancient beast called Nian. Nian is a lion-looking beast and is very large. At the start of New Year, Nian would eat villagers. The villagers would try protecting themselves by putting food in front of their house at the start of every year. They believed that after the Nian ate the food they prepared, it wouldn’t attack any more people but they were wrong.
The mistrust of the wolf in Sweden can be traced back to the 13th century. During that age the wolf population was widely spread across the whole country. Region laws at that time implemented that every house was to have tools and weapons to hunt these predators, mainly to protect their life-stock. To encourage the hunting, game hunt bounties on wolves was introduced in 1647. This put a high hunting pressure on the wolf population throughout the coming centuries.
Imagine as a cow in a cage, in a cage that is so small you can’t even turn around or stretch your limbs. Imagine yourself as a hen that lays eggs but is starved up to 14 days and given no water, because there’s of the irresponsible people or the people will shock the hens’ and chickens’ bodies into molting. This may be very cruel and unacceptable, but this is what animals face every day in reality. One of the most despairing things for bulls in Mexico is bullfighting. Bullfighting is a sport that is popular in Mexico but when it comes to it’s something the bulls it is very unhappy.
As I know, during the Chinese New Year, most of the Tionghoa families would celebrate this special celebration from the day before the Chinese New Year celebration until the fifteen days after Chinese New Year celebration. It also appears in my family, since my main family has the special tradition for the day
It was the Stone Age about this time man was just beginning to tame the wolf, this is the dog 's wild ancestor. Since the Stone Age was way before people discovered metal, this meant our ancestors had to catch animals the hard way on foot and with only the simplest of tools they could. Forget about a four-wheel drive and steel-tipped boots. After thousands of years, our ancestors only managed to domesticate 14 of the bigger sized animals by the time Columbus stepped foot in the America. Sure our ancestors tamed lots of smaller animals along the way but we 're only focusing on the bigger ones, you know animals with serious teeth or hooves animals that we 're a bit trickier to domesticate.
New Year's day will be three days off so New Year's day is a important festival in China, people generally to ancestor worship, eat dumplings, watch lanterns, become each Chinese people spend the New Year every family a habit. China also separated from the south and the north, I would say the different characteristics of Chinese New Year customs, north and south in the north because of the weather is very cold in the north of China, belongs to the long days and short nights. Since New Year's day People will kill animals at home as food for people in the New Year, the north has some characteristics of the New Year food dumplings and rice cakes, and also some children eat ice-sugar gourd, the significance of thriving in the New Year. Chinese New Year customs ，The Spring Festival is discarded old change the day of the new things, during this period, the people will be busy Such as cleaning the room, wash bath, ready to Chinese New Year decorations and so on. The Spring Festival is the wish of praying to
New Year’s Day, the most celebrated public holiday, often observed as a special moment that gets celebrates with loved ones or in large gathering to embrace the first day of a new year with fireworks at the stroke of midnight as the new year starts in each time zone. Marking the Contribution of the Overseas Indian Community The little known event Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas is celebrated on January 9 every year in India. It is also known as Non- Residential Indian Day (NRI Day) as it marks the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in the year 1915 on January 9. It also remarks the contribution comes out of Indian community residing abroad for betterment of India. Encouraging Youths to Recognize the Philosophy and Ideals of Swami Ji 12th of January is famously recognized as the birth ceremony of Swami Vivekananda in India and which was declared by the Government of India in the year 1984 to be celebrated as National Youth day all over the country.
Dog-meat eating has become a controversial issue concerning animal welfare. Countries which are known for dog-meat eating are China, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines – mostly Asian countries. China, being one of the most controversial countries had recently celebrated a dog-meat eating festival called the YuLin Festival whereas about 10,000 dogs were slaughtered for meat (Liu, 2015). Their dog-meat eating festival is greatly linked to regional cultural traditions whereas the taste and tradition (Bacon, nd) is considered. In “traditional Chinese medicine, dog is a "heating" meat which can offer a useful energy boost in midwinter, but is best avoided after the lunar new year (Liu, 2015)”.
The people of the village started to talk about this man, and considered his actions to be crazy. This went on for a few months, and then one day, the wolf wanted the man to follow him – perhaps he wanted to show him something. The man carelessly followed the wolf into the jungle, and that was the last time anybody in the village saw him. The people of the village searched the jungle countless times, but he was nowhere to be found. It is unknown what happened to him, maybe he died, or maybe he moved to somewhere