My (Cantonese) traditions can be related to the historical period and like any other traditions, all members in the family get together for the special occasions and offer incense and workshop god during the major holy day like lunar new years. People in our place follow the traditions and rituals during special occasions, festivals and other ceremonies like wedding, birthdays etc. One of the largest festivals is the spring festival. This is celebrated in the start of a new year, which is the lunar year beginning. This occurs in between the month of January and February. This is one of the main celebrations in the Chinese traditions, which last for 15 years. It is ritual of the Chinese tradition that they have to contribute something in every day of the festival celebration. This includes the custom of eating rice along with mustard greens which is done in order to cleanse the body. In this festival, there occur verities of dances dressed like dragons and celebrations with fireworks.