Italy’s Chinese New Year – level 2
Usually, the Lunar New Year starts on the 16th of February, but this year, the Chinese community of Rome held an early Chinese New Year celebration.
One tourist said that he liked seeing that people celebrate Chinese New Year in Italy, but he was also surprised by it.
This Chinese New Year celebrates the Year of the Dog as based on the Chinese zodiac.
Difficult words: Lunar New Year (when the new year happens on a new moon), community (a group of people who live close to one another), the Chinese zodiac (a twelve-year cycle that people follow and each year relates to an animal sign).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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