Modern scholars acknowledge the superiority of pre-Sung Chinese astronomy at least until about the 13th century AD over that of other, contemporary nations. Within each year cycle, each year is assigned name consisting of two components: Businesses and public institutions in China take a 7-day Chinese New Year holiday, but those who need to like us will have some staff on duty. The beginnings of the Chinese calendar can be traced back to the 14th century B. Sweets and similar dried fruit goods are stored in a red or black Chinese candy box. A type of black hair-like algaepronounced " fat choy " in Cantonese, is also featured in the dish for its name, which sounds like "prosperity".
All the astronomical calculations are carried out for the meridian degrees east of Greenwich.
Chinese New Year Calendar
The public celebrations were reinstated by the time of the Chinese economic reform. In Taiwan, businesses traditionally re-open on the next day the sixth dayaccompanied by firecrackers. When the sun is strongest, only horses were seen standing, while most other animals would lie down to rest. Roosters are routinely led back to their henhouses before sunset. Dragon dance and Lion dance. This is done so that the Kitchen God can report to the Jade Emperor of the family household's transgressions and good deeds. By contrast the sixty-year cycle was introduced in the first century C.