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Spring Festival Superstitions and Traditions Posted by on Jan 21, 2012

Chinese Vocabulary for Spring Festival

When the Spring Festival rolls around, there’s a lot to be done. As this festival lasts for 15 days, there’s something different for each day, and preparations for the celebration begin weeks before the actual festival. Let’s learn about some of the superstitions and traditions associated with the most important Chinese holiday. Superstitions Leading up…

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New Year’s Eve 新的一年 (for the rest of us) Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Happy New Year Everybody! 新年快乐! Here’s to 2012! Ok, before I receive a plethora of comments and posts about this not being the official Chinese New Year, I urge everyone to slow their roll and take a big, deep breath. Feel better? Ok good, because contrary to popular opinion in the mainland, the official, global New…

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