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Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Chinese New Year

I would like to wish every one a very Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year. Gong Xi Fa Cai!!!

Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year is also celebrated by the Koreans as well.

Some brief information about Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year or the Spring Celebration is the most important traditional Chinese holidays and is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Han Chinese populations, such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand; as well as cultures with whom the Chinese have had extensive interaction which include Koreans (Seollal), Tibetans and Bhutanese (Losar), Mongolians (Tsagaan Sar), Vietnamese (Tết), and the Japanese before 1873 (Oshogatsu). Chinese New Year is sometimes called the Lunar New Year.

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