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Lunar New Year 2021
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7 Chinese New Year Foods That Will Bring You Good Luck
Food plays an important role in Chinese New Year and certain foods which have symbolic meanings of luck and auspiciousness are especially popular and essential during the festival.
8 Rituals and Customs to Celebrate Chinese New Year
More than lanterns and dragons, Lunar New Year celebrations vary depending on the country in which you celebrate.
21 Things You Didn't Know about Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world. Here are 21 interesting facts that you probably didn't know.
Chinese New Year Dishes
Family is the basis of the Chinese society, which is seen through the significance placed on the New Year’s Eve dinner (年夜饭 / Nián yèfàn) or Reunion dinner (团年饭 / tuán niánfàn).
Chinese New Year History
Learn about the grandest festival in China - also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year.
Learn about the 12 signs of the Chinese Zodiac courtesy of this TRIO Quest activity page from the University of Washington.
The History of Chinese New Year
Includes a short (2 min) video with 7 suggestions for ways to celebrate.
Lunar New Year (Vietnam Heritage Center)
Known as Tết Nguyên Đán in Vietnamese, the Lunar New Year celebrates the spring equinox and the beginning of a new lunar calendar year.
The Lunar New Year: Rituals and Legends
Information courtesy of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University, the China Institute in America, and the China Institute Women's Association.
Feb 11, 2021 12:50 PM
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