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The Chinese Lantern Festival

During the Lantern Festival, thousands of lanterns line the streets, setting the stage for the parades and colorful performances to mark the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.

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Chinese New Year in New York 2019

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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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 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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2019 Year of the Pig... What Will It Bring?!

2019 is the Chinese year of the Pig, the Earth Pig to be more precise. What does it have in store? What about babies born in the Year of the Pig? Find out!

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Chinese New Year - for kids!

Chinese New Year is on February 5, 2019 the Year of the Pig! 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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More Paper Lanterns: Square or Box-Shaped

Lets make square paper lanterns or box-shaped lanterns with beautiful 3d rhomboid facets, great for a table top or to hang

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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 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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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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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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More Chinese Paper Lanterns! Try This Pretty Hanging Lantern

Try this Chinese Paper Lantern, great for hanging and only takes a little paper, some tape, a hole puncher, some string or curly ribbon and a little folding!

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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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Chinese New Year Red Envelope

The Chinese New Year Red Envelope is one of the favorite Chinese traditions for children since on New Year's Day, they are given the shiny things with money inside! Who gives, who gets, how much?

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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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