Maybe you can join one of your friend's party first. During that day, the last day of the Chinese calendar(2008/2/6),some of people will come
to their family house and have a dinner. They will celebrate the new year and share their success experienment about their living in school, their living in work or make a good dream.
After dinner, the elder men and women will offer the red envelope (money inside), it's a good wish for each young children.
Some family will have the special active: they will stay up late and all night on New year's Eve. During the night, they will talk some stories for young people about their childrenhood.
In our family, we will play firework after dinner. and four people of us could play mah-jongg.Expect me, I just watch HBO all night. Until that day,the good program will be showen.