Chinese New Year: Wax Figures of Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee to Visit London

Britain Wax representations of Hong Kong movie icons Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee will be flown from Hong Kong and Shanghai and put on display at Madam Tussauds London to welcome the Year of the Horse. Wax figure of Jackie Chan. Photo Credit: Madame Tussaud's London.   Lion dancing will take place at regular intervals. Fortune …

Chinese New Year’s Eve

Chinese New Year's Eve is a time of family togetherness. The day is spent bidding farewell to the old year and making preparations for the new year. The traditionally minded thank their ancestors and the gods for their blessings and protection. Chinese people that have migrated from their hometowns will head home – if they …

Chinese New Year: Days 3 & 4

Traditionally, it was customary for people to spend Chinese New Year's Eve and the first two days of the New Year with family. By days three and four, things could – quite understandably – start getting a bit tense. To avoid arguments, it was considered best to avoid relatives on the third and fourth days …

Lion City to Welcome Year of the Tiger with a Bang!

From Shanghai to Shenzhen to San Francisco, Chinese New Year is celebrated by Chinese communities around the world. Singapore – with large ethnic Chinese population – is no exception. Here is a preview of how the Lion City will be welcoming the Year of the Lion. The streets of Chinatown will be colourfully lit up …