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Chinese New Year

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A traditional Chinese holiday

 Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is often called the Lunar New Year, especially by people in mainland China and Taiwan. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first … see full wiki

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6 reviews about Chinese New Year
review by . February 09, 2010
posted in Go China
Tiger reigns for 2010
Chinese New Year celebration lasts for 15 days every year (bet most of you didn't know that! ;-)). The first day of the year is the start of a new moon. This year, it is on the exact same day as Valentine's Day, ie. Feb. 14, 2010. Countries with Chinese as majority will be having at a long weekend til next Tuesday or Wednesday. In China, the Chinese New Year holidays last for an entire week. This year, the first day of work in the Year of The Tiger shall be on Feb. 20.    …
Quick Tip by . September 15, 2011
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   The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West. All people living away from home go back, becoming the busiest time for transportation systems of about half a month from the Spring Festival. Airports, railway stations and long-distance bus stations are crowded with home returnees.      The Spring Festival falls on the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, often one month …
Quick Tip by . February 04, 2011
posted in Go China
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Happy Rabbit Year to all Chinese in the world & on Lunch.com! Eat, drink & be merry!!!
Quick Tip by . February 04, 2011
posted in Go Hong Kong
15 days of feasting & festivities for the Chinese around the world. 1st day of the Year of Rabbit begins on Feb. 3 this year (2011) and will last until Feb. 17. 恭喜發財!!!
Quick Tip by . February 14, 2010
Gong hei fatt choy, everyone! :)
Quick Tip by . February 09, 2010
Spring Festival & Valentine's Day coincides for 1st time since 1953 (ie 57 years ago). The next time will be in 2048 (38 years later)!
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