chinese new year: Happy Chinese New Year - 02/09/13 03:08 AM
While the East Coast is covered in White snow today, we are celebrating the Chinese New Year (Lunar calendar).
Today is the Chinese New Years eve and tomorrow is the first of the new year. Many Chinese families tonight will celebrate by having a family meal consist of variety of delicious dishes, chicken, beef, seafood, pork, fish, rice, noodles, and any family favorite food. Fish is a must have, it means you have some good left over fortune in the year past.
Photo credit: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/recipes/9842986/Steamed-sea-bass-for-Chinese-New-Year-recipe.html There will also be some red envelopes exchange, from older generation give to young children, and married couple giving … (10 comments)

chinese new year: Chinese New Years-Red Envelopes giving - 01/22/12 02:44 PM
Red envelopes givings are a fun part of Chinese New Year tradition in my opinion, mostly at family gatherings Lunar New Year or wedding. The red color of the envelope means good luck and is supposed to ward off evil spirits.
What goes in the Red envelopes? Usually money. The amount of money in the envelope usually ends with an even digit,such as 88 and 168 are both lucky numbers. But it is the tradition that money should not be given in "4"s, or the number four should not appear in the amount, such as 44 nor 444 as the … (9 comments)

chinese new year: Chinatown Manhattan New York firecracker ceremony - 01/17/12 06:31 AM
2012: Year of the Dragon-Chinatown Manhattan New York firecracker ceremony. Traditionally, the Chinese believes firecrackers brings good fortune, and luck, the loud explosive pops will scare off the evil and bad spirit. Every year, Chinatown in Manhattan New York have firecracker ceremony to celebrate the new year. This year, Monday, January 23 from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Roosevelt Park between Grand & Hester Streets, there will be the firecracker ceremony, be sure to visit if you want to be a part of the festivity.

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chinese new year: 2012 Year of the Dragon-Chinese New Year - 01/15/12 02:58 PM
It is about that time, Chinese New Years! This year (2012) is the year of Dragon. The year of dragon follows the rabbit and comes after a regular interval of twelve (12) years. The Chinese New Year doesn’t fall on any particular date; hence it is necessary to go through the lunar calendar so as to come up with the accurate date on which the year of the dragon actually falls. As a general guide, here are some years that if you were born in those years below, most likely you are born in the year of dragon, but you should also double check the … (9 comments)

chinese new year: Year of the Tiger - Lunar New Year 2010! - 02/13/10 07:12 AM
February 14, 2010 is not only the Valentine's Day, it is also starting Chinese New Year in lunar calendar. This is the year of TIGER! The Tiger is the third sign in the Chinese Zodiac cycle, and it is a sign of bravery. This courageous and fiery fighter is admired by the ancient Chinese as the sign that keeps away the three main tragedies of a household. These are fire, thieves and ghosts.
Anyone that is born in the Year of the Tiger is good nature and outgoing. They have extreme amount of patience, they are smart and instinctive.  People that are born in the Year of the … (10 comments)

chinese new year: How to impress your Chinese Clients (Buyers or Sellers)! - 02/08/09 12:54 PM
Since I work with a large number of Chinese Asian buyers and investors. It is important to remember Chinese (Asian) holidays so I can greet during those holidays.  Here are a list of holidays for your record should you also have Asian buyers/sellers. They will be impressed with your awareness.
2009 Chinese Public Holidays
Key holidays (including both public holidays and "off" days) in the above image:
* New Year - Jan 1-3* Chinese New Year - Jan 25-31* Qingming Holiday - Apr 4-6* Labor's Day - May 1-3* Duanwu Holiday - May 28-30* National Day - Oct 1-8
Public holidays … (11 comments)

chinese new year: Year of the ox: Happy Chinese New Year! 恭喜發財,心想事成!!! - 01/23/09 12:57 AM
January 26, 2009 is starting Chinese New Year in lunar calendar.According to Wikipedia: "Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is one of the most important traditional Chinese holidays. It is sometimes called the Lunar New Year, especially by people outside China. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first lunar month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: zhēng yuè) in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th; this day is called Lantern Festival. Chinese New Year's Eve is known as Chúxī. It literally means "Year-pass Eve"."
 
 
This is going to be the YEAR OF THE OX! (born year … (5 comments)

 
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