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Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year in Hong Kong 2024

The Hong Kong Chinese New Year Parade, the Fireworks, the markets, the lion dances, the lantern festivals... This is how Hong Kong celebrates Chinese New Year! And in 2024, as we celebrate the oncoming Year of the Dragon, all highlight events are back for the first time in four years. Here's what's happening this Lunar New Year in Hong Kong.

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Chinese New Year - for kids!

Chinese New Year is on February 10, 2024, the Year of the Dragon. The lion dances, the feasts, the parades, the lanterns, the firecrackers! Of all the Chinese festivals, Chinese New Year is for kids of all ages the most loved and anticipated...

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Chinese New Year in Beijing 2024

Two long-standing traditions of the Chinese New Year festivities take place in Beijing every year: colorful and lively Temple Fairs and bright and noisy firecrackers. There is lots happening during the celebrations which take place throughout the city. Have a harmonious, healthy and peaceful Spring Festival.

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2024 Year of the Dragon... What Will It Bring?!

2024 is the Chinese year of the Dragon, the Wood Dragon to be more precise. What does that mean? What does it have in store? What about babies born in the Year of the Dragon? Find out!

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Chinese Culture... for kids!

Let's explore the many aspects of Chinese culture, from food to festivals, to dancing lions and dragons. Speaking of Dragons? 2024 is the year of the Dragon! Come and learn with us!

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Chinese Zodiac for Kids

There are 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac. They came when Buddha summoned them to him. A race was held to determine which would be first in the cycle, guess who came in first and why?

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Staying Connected: Using Your Cell Phone in China, Internet Access, Wi-Fi Coverage and SIM cards

Staying connected in China: will your cell phone work in China? How about your iPad or tablet? Tips for accessing the internet in China, about wifi, mobile networks and SIM cards.

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Top 10 Things To Do In Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the world's most vibrant cities, a place where East meets West, Old meets New... This is such a dynamic city, a city for wandering... catching glimpses of ancient traditions and customs as you stroll the Old Town, and looking into the future as you traipse through ultra-modern skyscrapers, fast trains and and iconic skyline. Here's where to soak it all in and our top 10 things to do in Shanghai to get you started!

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The Great Wall Of China - Climb up and Toboggan Down!

The Great Wall of China snaking through 4,000 miles across the mountains of northern China beckons... Where should you go? Can anybody climb it? Yes, even for grandparents and kids, there is a segment suitable for everyone. Some sections are fully restored and provide easier access, some offer cable cars that save you a lot of climbing, and some are in a more rustic condition offering a more authentic experience and a more challenging hike if you prefer.

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Top 10 Beijing Tourist Attractions

Coming up with Beijing Top 10 Tourist Attractions is no easy task as the city is home to many of China's most famous historical sights including renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Beyond historical sites, Beijing is a city that has transformed into a vital, fashionable and vibrant city with many attractions showcasing this transformation, the Olympic Village and a thriving contemporary Art district are examples. Here's our top 10 to get you started!

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The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival

On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, or around June in our Calendar, the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival takes place. These are very noisy, colorful and exciting events with hundreds of teams of rowers competing in this great tradition. Dragon Boat Festival is on June 22, 2023.

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China Facts for Kids

China Facts which should give you a brief introduction to this fascinating country. Whether you are researching a bit about China for a school project or just want to learn more about the land and its people, these pages will get you started.

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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.

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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.

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Chinese New Year Traditions and Preparations

According to Chinese New Year traditions, you must clean your house from top to bottom to get rid off all the bad luck gathered in the past year, settle all your debts, and put away all your knives, sonst the good luck will be cut-off!

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