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 ā€“ if they …

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Happy Year of the Tiger!

Today is the first day of the Year of the Tiger. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, that would make it 4707, 4708, or 4646 - depending on which source you consult. If the calendar now universally used throughout the world is based on the earth's rotation around the sun, the Lunar Calendar, which was …