2018 Year of the Dog... What Will It Bring?!
2018 is the Chinese year of the Dog, the Earth Dog to be more precise. What does it have in store for you? What about babies born in the Year of the Dog? Find out!
Chinese Moon Festival for Kids
The Moon Festival comes on the 8th full moon of the year. On this night, the moon is at its brightest. Friends and family gather together to enjoy the moonlight and of course eat mooncakes. Also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, it will be on October 4, 2017
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!
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
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How will you celebrate the Year of the Rooster? Here's how the world celebrates!
New York City
Chinese New Year in New York 2018
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.
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!
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.
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.
Chinese New Year in London 2018
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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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