Lunar New Year

Ditch Takeout And Dive Into These Chinese New Year Recipes Instead | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living

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.

12 Facts About Zodiac Animals To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

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.

How The World Celebrated The Lunar New Year

The Huffington Post Canad | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Living

Gung Hey Fat Choy!

Trudeau Brought 'Hurricane Hazel' As His Date To Chinese New Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Politics

The PM helped Toronto's Chinese-Canadian community celebrate the Lunar New Year.

How To Make Dim Sum At Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Living

Bring on the dumplings!

Monkey-Themed Fashion Picks To Ring In Chinese New Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Style

You'll go bananas for them.

Put Your Friends And Family To Work Making Dumplings At Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Tony Fong | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Living

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 ...

How To Say 'Happy New Year' In Chinese

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living

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...

Celebrate Chinese New Year With .. The NBA?

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Living

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, tw...

When Is Chinese New Year In 2015?

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Living

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 a...

Trudeau Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Justin Trudeau celebrated Chinese New Year by meeting members of the Chinese community in Richmond and Vancouver on Friday. The federal Liberal lea...

The Perfect Wine For Chinese New Year

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If you ever wished you could find the perfect wine to go with your Asian meal but weren't sure where to start, then a new program launched by B.C. win...

Which Celebrities Were Born In The Year Of The Horse?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

For those born in the year of the horse, the characteristics best associated include an excess of energy, the ability to make a room love them, and a ...

Eat Noodles For Long Life When Chinese New Year Hits

CP | Michele Kayal, The Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Living

Nelson Cho isn't just Chinese-American. He's Chinese-Cuban-Peruvian-American. Which means he grew up on the shredded beef dish ropa vieja, the fried c...

Chinese New Year 2014 Marks The Year Of The Wooden Horse

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Goodbye, year of the water snake, and hello, year of the wooden horse. The Chinese New Year, or Nónglì Xinnián, is coming up on Jan. 31, the first ...

The Top 9 Chinese New Year's Superstitions

Shirley Lum | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Living
Shirley Lum

The superstitions dictate the frenzy I and likely many others within the Chinese community are going through right now until New Year's Eve. My list has been amusing and bemusing anyone outside of the Chinese culture, as in the case of my hubby. Here are the top 9 Chinese New Year superstitions of 2013.

Cheers To Chinese New Year! | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Style

A snake party. Yes, we're throwing a party in celebration of scaly serpents. Not because of a movie premiere ('Snakes on a Boat'?) or our trip to the ...

Look Sensational In the Year of the Snake | Erin Richardson | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Style

February 10 kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations all around the world, and this year will be nothing short of sensational as it’s the Year of the...

What To Do On Chinese New Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Living

NOTE: This article first appeared in 2013. In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Jan. 28. It will be the year of the Fire Rooster Chinese...

Get Ready To Celebrate — Chinese New Year Is Coming Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

The streamers may be cleared away and the champagne depleted until next Dec. 31, but New Year's celebration aren't done just yet — and they won't be...

Can Fireworks Cause Air Pollution? In Beijing, It Looks Like It

The Associated Press | Christopher Bodeen | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada Living

BEIJING, China - Clouds of smoke from Lunar New Year fireworks sent air pollution readings soaring in the more sensitive measurement system Beijing st...

Multiple Holidays Can Equal One Giant Celebration

Vancouver Observer | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Living

Chinese tradition met Scottish pride at the 15th annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a mix between the Chinese New Year and the Robbie Burns Day holiday on S...

Lunar New Year 2012: Famous Celebrity Dragons

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Living

Happy New Year! Celebrated worldwide, the lunar new year -- also known as Chinese new year or the Asian new year -- is a time for food, family and bri...

Ready For Change? You're In Luck -- The Lunar New Year Will Bring It

CBC | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Living

In myths and fairytales, dragons may breathe fire and hold fair princesses captive until they can be rescued by their handsome heroes. But...

Lunar New Year: Classic Pork Dumplings (RECIPE)

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Living

The Year of the Dragon launches on Monday. Serve these delectable appetizers fpr New Year celebrations with a savoury sauce to add a modern twist to t...