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2017 Year of the Rooster... What Will It Bring?!

2017 is the Chinese year of the Rooster, the Fire Rooster to be more precise. What does it have in store for you? What about babies born in the Year of the Rooster? Find out!

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Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Happy New Year of the Rooster

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How will you celebrate the Year of the Rooster? Here's how the world celebrates!

Beijing

Hong Kong

Singapore


New York City

San Francisco

Sydney


London

Madrid



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Here are more Chinese New Year Celebrations around the world!

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Chinese New Year in New York 2017

Chinese New Year celebrations in New York are some of the liveliest most colorful outside of Asia and include a fantastic Firecracker Ceremony on New Year's Day, the Lunar New Year Parade thru Chinatown and a stunning fireworks display with the Empire State Building at its epicenter all decked in red and gold.

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Chinese New Year Decorations

So how do Chinese Deck the Halls? For traditional Chinese New Year decorations instead of shiny red Christmas balls we have shiny red lanterns, orange and mandarin trees replace the Christmas tree, and no boughs of holly, nor red berries... Try plum and cherry blossoms instead!

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Chinese New Year Banners and Signs

Let's make some easy Chinese New Year banners and signs with messages of good luck and prosperity. We show you how to write them stroke by stroke.

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Easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe and Tips for Preparing it at Home

What is Chinese Hot Pot, how do you prepare and eat it? Here is an easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe and tips on preparing and enjoying your hot pot at home.

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Chinese New Year in London 2017

Chinese New Year in London is a flurry of colorful and energetic lions and dragons parading through the streets, crackling sounds of firecrackers, lively cultural performances, opera, kung fu, acrobats, craft markets and stalls and of course, this being a Chinese festival, food food food!

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The Chinese Lion Dance

The Chinese Dragon and Lion Dances are often confused. They are both part of traditional Chinese celebrations, and both are thought to bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits. However, the Dragon Dance is performed by a team of a dozen or so dancers, whereas the Lion performance is acted out by only two dancers. Watch our videos!

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How to Make Paper Fans

How to make Chinese paper fans in 7 easy steps: some red and gold paper, a little folding and you have an awesome decorative piece to add to the spirit of any Chinese celebration!

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How to Make Chinese Lanterns

Learn how to make chinese lanterns with these six easy steps for kids to follow. All you need is some paper, scissors and glue.

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The Chinese Dragon Dance

The Dragon dance is an important part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It is carried on by a team of performers who hold the dragon up on poles, raising and lowering the Dragon making him dance. Take a look at our video.

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Making Your Own

Let's make some easy Chinese New Year crafts to decorate the house and get in the festive mood, here we show you how to make paper lanterns and banners with messages of good luck and fortune, easy for home or a school project.

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Chinese New Year Lanterns: Making Your Own!

Let's make some easy Chinese New Year lanterns to decorate the house, hang by entrances, place on tables, liven up the classroom! All you need is some paper, gold and red, of course our lucky colors, scissors and glue.

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Chinese New Year for Kids Around The World

Celebrating Chinese New Year is for kids of all ages a most anticipated event. There are the traditions and many new ways people everywhere are celebrating the festivities. See how this holiday is being celebrated by kids around the world and share your own New Year Celebration with us.

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Celebraciones del Año Nuevo Chino Alrededor Del Mundo

Comunidades alrededor del mundo celebran el Ano Nuevo Chino con toda la pompa y tradicion que se merece. Los desfiles de dragon, las danzas de leon, los acrobatas, los coloridos mercados, las golosinas y por supuesto los juegos artificiales... asi es como comunidades desde Pekin a Madrid, Sydney a San Francisco celebran el evento mas anticipado del ano.

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