Chinese Lunar New Year also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year is celebrated by Chinese communities all over the world. Chinese New Year in 2017 will usher in Year of the Rooster.
This year 2017, the first day of the Chinese lunar new year falls on Saturday, 28 January. This is the period where the largest human migration and the longest and greatest celebration takes place.
In the absence of any source of entertainment, when a thick sheet of snow envelops the entire Lahaul valley in winters, the fanfare and gusto of festivals form an integral part of the local culture.
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Chinese New Year is the Chinese community’s largest and most important annual festivity. Signifying the start of the new lunar calendar year, the Chinese community will hold celebrations and festivities for fifteen...
Chinese New Year comes with a plethora of stories and legends. Foremost of which being that of Nian, the horrific New Year beast
The mid autumn festival is a fascinating one, filled with Chinese cultural history. A delicious festival too, one can look forward these days to a variety of moon cakes - it is immense and delightful indeed. A warm...
Today is Lantern Festival. I introduce the common nature of Chinese festivals before noting the traditions of the Lantern Festival, including eating tang yuan, a glutinous rice flour ball.
Specific flowers and fruits are often associated with various holidays. The Chinese New Year is no exception and there are varieties of flowers and fruits which have a special place in the celebratio
Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year. Plants and Flowers with auspicious symbolic meanings to celebrate a new beginning for the Chinese, in Singapore.