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Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture, celebrated with traditional decorations, family reunions, fireworks and, of course, delicious feasts.
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People around the world will be welcoming the Year of the Rooster come January 28 with extravagance and excitement. No one city in the world celebrates the Chinese New Year the same way over the 15-day long festivity.
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Many legends surround the origins of the zodiac animals. The most commonly told story involves the Jade Emperor. He decreed that the first 12 animals in the universe to complete a race would be chosen as calendar signs, and the order in which they finished the race would determine the order of the zodiac.
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Chinese New Year falls on January 28 this year.
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The PM helped Toronto's Chinese-Canadian community celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Here are 12 boy and girl names associated with the zodiac sign and its prosperity.
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Stylish picks that can be worn all year round.
Will the Year of the Fire Monkey bring you wealth or woes?
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You'll go bananas for them.
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The same symbolic foods, but with a modern twist.
Chinese New Year falls on February 8, 2016 this year.
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It's the year of the monkey!
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Now you'll be able to finish the whole box without any problems.
Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! Or shall we say, Gung Hay Fat Choy! There are many fascinating traditions associated with the Lunar New Year and in honour of 2015's Year of the Ram, we're shedding s...
Celebrate the Lunar New Year by hosting a dumpling party with your friends. It’s easy and inexpensive to throw. All you’ll need to get started is a few simple ingredients: flour, water, pork, ginger,...
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I didn't grow up in Chinatown. Neither did my mother and father. My ancestors didn't come to North America to pan for gold or build the railroad. No one in my family paid a head tax. Chinatown was just a place we visited every weekend to stock up on supplies. Even still, this neighbourhood, this community, this place we call "Chinatown" has become very near and dear to my heart.
Food is such an important part of Chinese culture that it not only acts as a kind of sustenance, but also extends beyond that to symbolism. Different dishes and meals can represent one’s station in li...
NOTE: This article first appeared in 2015. In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Jan. 28. It will be the year of the Fire Rooster Happy Sheep Year! Chinese New Year is coming up on Feb. 19,...
Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) is coming up on Feb. 19. We already know that it will celebrate the "Year of the Goat (Sheep)." But how do you wish someone a happy new year? Let us count the ways...
The Chinese New Year is fast approaching on Feb. 19, and along with the billions of people who will be celebrating the holiday with their families, two NBA teams will be honouring the event with speci...
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Chinese New Year is coming up on Feb. 19. As the date draws closer, you'll likely hear plenty of talk about how 2015 is the "year of the sheep." But what does that mean? Every year in the Chinese cale...
The New Year is still young so let's continue to welcome it in — with some lucky bamboo.At this time of year, this plant appears in supermarkets and plant stores across the country. It may or may not...
One of the most important holidays in the Chinese calendar arrives on Feb. 19, 2015, and it's a chance for families to come together, eat great food and spread good luck to one another. Also known as...
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Goodbye Year of the Snake, hello Year of the Horse! Friday marks the start of 15 days of celebrations to ring in a new zodiac calendar year for over a billion people around the world. From grand lion...
NOTE: This article was originally published in 2014. For 2017, the Lunar New Year occurs on Jan. 28, 2017 and it is the year of the Fire Rooster. As the biggest holiday on the Asian calendar approache...
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(Relaxnews) - From London to Dubai, the world is poised to throw the second big new year party of the year, with the Chinese lunar festival set to kick off this week. Festivities are being planned the...
It's Chinese New Year, so let's celebrate with a brief horoscope and a bunch of songs! According to the Chinese zodiac, January 31 marks the beginning of the Year of the Horse, so we've put together a...