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Chinese New Year in Sydney 2020

Sydney's Chinese New Year Festival is one of the biggest celebrations outside of China and runs for a couple of weeks with Lunar Markets, Pop Up Food Festivals, Lion Dances, Fireworks and even Dragon Boat Racing on the last weekend of the Festival.

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Chinese New Year in Vancouver 2020

Vancouver celebrates Chinese New Year in grand style with the signature Chinatown Spring Festival Parade. The dragons and lions stretch well beyond Chinatown to nearby Richmond and around, there are hundreds of events from flower markets, cultural performances, kung fu and acrobatics, family crafts, lantern making... here's what's happening to welcome the New Year!

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Chinese New Year in San Francisco 2020

San Francisco's Chinese New Year celebrations have to be one of the largest and most colorful in the world: colorful flower markets, lively street markets and fabulous Golden Dragon Parade, the highlight of the festivities. This is when and where it's all happening this year!

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Chinese New Year in New York 2020

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 in Singapore 2020

Singapore is a riot of colors and lights during the Chinese New Year festivities: Street Light Ups, The River Hongbao Carnival, The Chingay Parade and of course Fireworks! Here's what's happening in Singapore this Chinese New Year.

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Chinese New Year in Hong Kong 2020

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!

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Chinese New Year in Beijing 2020

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. Here's what's happening in Beijing this Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rat 2020

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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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China Visa: who needs a Chinese Visa, where to apply for one

China Visa: who needs a Chinese Visa, where to apply for one, how does the 72 or 144 hour visa-free entry work and the latest china visa news.

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Chinese Writing: Good Luck Messages

Learn how to write good luck messages and greetings for the new year, these are some of the most popular symbols and we show you how to write them stroke by stroke for your own Chinese New Year banners: Good Fortune, Spring, Prosperity or FU.

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China Travel Guide - Planning your China Trip Step by Step

China Travel Guide: Plan your trip to China, a step by step guide and checklist that will take you from your door to the steps of the Great Wall...

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The 12 Chinese New Year Animals

There are twelve Chinese New Year Animals according to the Chinese Zodiac. What is this year's animal? What does it represent?

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Chinese New Year Greetings - Gong Xi Fa Cai!

What are some common Chinese New Year Greetings? How do you wish someone a Happy New Year in Chinese? Here are some of the most common phrases and sayings during this most important of holidays. Learn how to write them and make your own greeting cards and banners.

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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 Firecrackers

Chinese New Year Firecrackers are lit in front of houses and stores so that the evil spirits are scared away from the loud noises. Paper firecrackers are often used as decorations to add to the lively atmosphere of any Chinese celebration, here's how to make some!

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