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Chinese New Year is Coming… It’s the Year of the Tiger!

Feb 10th, 2010 Posted in Culture | no comment »

Chinese New Year

This year’s Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) starts on February 14, the first day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar. Of all traditional Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year is the most important and longest. It is like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year all wrapped into one, so it is also called “Spring Festival” as people celebrate from the Chinese New Year’s Eve (除夕 chú xī, meaning “Year-pass Eve”) until the 15th of the month. Read the rest of this entry »