Fireworks are used to drive away the evil in China- It's believed that the person who launches the first fireworks of the New Year will obtain good luck. Lisa Have fun!
China HighLights Page for more info- The Legend of Why New Year Is Celebrated Celebrate Chinese New Year Chinese New Year's Day is called Guo Nian (过年) in Chinese, which can mean 'celebrate (a new) year' or 'overcome Nian'. The character 年 (Nián) could mean a 'year' or 'the monster Nian'. In ancient times, there [...]