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Dumpling party for the Chinese New Year

The Snake Year is just around the corner. Starting today, 9th of February, 春节( chūnjié) celebrations mark the time to say goodbye to our Dragon pal and welcome in the mighty Black Snake. Here’s to hoping the water and fire elements that symbolize Snake Years will behave this year (unlike past Snake years….) and we’ll have a good year! What better way to start off the New Year celebrations than with a making/eating Dumpling party?

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NinchaneseDumpling party for the Chinese New Year
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New Year 春节: Celebrating China-style

It is New year in China! When it comes to New Year celebrations, it’s not the 1st of January that counts. It’s the beginning of the new lunar year that matters. This year, the Chinese New Year, also known as 春节 (chūnjié, literally Spring festival) starts on the 10th of February 2013. Curious to know more about this Chinese New Year? Here’s a crash course in celebrating the New year’s China-Style.

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NinchaneseNew Year 春节: Celebrating China-style