Changsha New Year custom
You know how the Hunan Changsha? I believe many people know Changsha, because the Hunan satellite TV, Hunan radio and television. Changsha is the capital of Hunan, there are a lot of special snack, taste shrimp, Hunan Stinky tofu etc.. I believe Changsha New Year customs are very different, it is said that there are old Spring Festival Take a shower to the anecdote. Fast with small make up a new custom Changsha understand.
Before the barber
After the new year, not only the new clothes, wearing a new hat, walking on the street, bursting with happiness in the new year, more attention to, at least a hair spirit. But in the old Changsha, old team rules, avoid moving spring scissors, especially taboo spring barber. So after a year, longer than rob row team is a special purchases for the Spring Festival. A new year, the old Changsha barber shop has been even Hugh to the fifteen. By that time, came to the barber who has become rare.
In the old city of Changsha, before the Spring Festival, and a barber shop business is Changsha basin hall, bath basin star etc.. People want to be able to let the body get clean before the Chinese new year, to the bath bath, behoove. The strange thing is, on New Year's Eve, Changsha throughout the basin hall is still lit, Business Flourishes.
Originally, Changsha customs, Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid Autumn Festival, new year Eve to settle the bill, especially on New Year, is the highest peak in a year of debt settlement payment. Some inability to repay debt ;yangbailao; who had nothing, hiding in the bath in the bath, waiting for the spring season.
Neighborhood mutual paste red paper
Changsha people eat a festive meal on New Year Eve,closed doors had a big family reunion meal, but also to write on my business" and other auspicious words red paper on the opposite wall affixed to, Choi opened the door in the Lunar New Year's day, an eye can see the joy of spring. This kind of red paper poster in close money door stickers, people do not go out, how? Better is a neighbor, so Ji Xianghong poster is generally made on people posted each other. Finally, the family of red paper, the street watchman responsible for posting.