Chinese New Year 2018

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Chinese New Year 2018

This is my first picture taken in Canada. During the parade in ChinaTown in Vancouver, I met Prime Minister John Horgan on the street as he gave candy to children…

Chinese New Year 2018

Also called Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the new lunar year based on the Chinese calendar, and is a spirited celebration that lasts from the new moon through to the 15th day of the first Lunar calendar month. The lunar new year is celebrated in many parts of Asia, including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.

Traditionally, families gather on lunar New Year’s Eve for a reunion dinner. It is the most important meal of the year. Noodles are eaten for long life; dumplings, shaped like ancient Chinese money, represent wealth and prosperity; spring rolls, a traditional food of the Spring Festival, are said to look like gold bars; lettuce wraps are eaten because they play on the Chinese word for “fortune” which is also the word for “lettuce;” and large, golden fruits like tangerines, oranges, and pomelos symbolize fullness and wealth.

Multicultural Parade

The streets of Vancouver were marching in a joyful march for several hours. Numerous audiences were rewarded with applause by groups of participants. A great atmosphere of a multicultural community meeting under the Canadian flag! Ranking as the eleventh animal in Chinese zodiac, Dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty. People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They are honest, friendly, faithful, loyal, smart, straightforward, venerable and have a strong sense of responsibility.

In Chinese Zodiac Dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty. People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They are honest, friendly, faithful, loyal, smart, straightforward, venerable and have a strong sense of responsibility.

I made this photo in Las Vegas on January 28, 2017. In this beautiful city with my wife, we welcomed the Chinese Year of Rooster. A beautiful ceremony, but very modest …

In Chinese Zodiac about Rooster Personality:
Foresighted, ambitious, meticulous, independent. According to traditional Chinese zodiac analysis, Rooster is the representative of confidence and intelligence. People who born in the Years of the Rooster usually share lots of common personality traits such as being responsive, distinctive, smart and earnest.

 

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