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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year: Top 10 Goat-tastic Places Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

The Goat is the eighth sign of the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac. Associated with the eighth Earthly Branch symbol, those born in the Year of the Goat are considered to be intelligent, creative, dependable and calm.

The Year of the Wood Sheep

Debra Duneier | Posted 04.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

In 2014, the Year of the Horse, the Wood energy galloped in. It took our breath away with its speed and force. Whether it was blessings or loss, we experienced it fast and furiously. On February 19th the energy of another Wood Year is arriving.

Chinese Year of the Sheep: Rituals for a Fresh Start!

Barbara Biziou | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Biziou

February 18 is the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year and time for all of us to clear out any obstacles and open to a fresh start. Here are five of my favorite rituals you can do to make the most of this time

Chinese New Year-Themed Wedding

Carmen Feliciano | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Carmen Feliciano

Getting married around Chinese New Year? Want to have a great Chinese-themed Wedding? Here are our top 3 tips: 1. Be bold and don't hesitate to use ...

What Fortune Cookies Might Sound Like if They Were actually Chinese: A New Year's Love Story

The New York Public Library | Posted 04.15.2015 | New York
The New York Public Library

Thursday is the start of the Year of the Goat, and Chinatown streets worldwide will fill with dragon dances, red lanterns and firecrackers. Those are all authentic Chinese inventions, though a newer, overseas addition to the party is not: fortune cookies.

Delicious Asian Cuisine in NYC for Valentine's Day, Lunar New Year, and Just Because You're Hungry

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.11.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

There are certain days when it behooves you to go out of your way to eat Asian.

Happy Lunar New Year! Here Are 7 Dishes You Need To Try Right Now

Posted 02.19.2015 | Taste

Although the new year no longer seems, well, new, you don’t need to settle into the doldrums of winter on account of the solar calendar. (Who needs ...

Chinese New Year of The Ram Celebration in Downtown L.A.

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a time to celebrate change and honor ancestors. Following a lunisolar calendar, the Chinese New Year does not fall on the same day every year.

Sounds of Chinese Music at the Wallis Waft Through Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 04.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Everything Chinese is hot these days -- the culture, politics, food and art. The world seems obsessed with this huge, Asian nation as the sleeping giant awakens and roars. I have been to China proper several times in the '70s for movie matters and found it fascinating.

Έναρξη Κατάρτισης στο σώμα

Amory Blaine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Training

Η σημερινή ημέρα σηματοδοτεί την αρχή του έτους του αλόγου και, ενώ εγώ δεν είμαι α...

The Gulf Should Pivot East and Build the 'New Silk Road'

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi | Posted 06.15.2014 | World
Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

A new multi-polar world has emerged over the past 30 years that has shattered the post-WW II paradigm and structure, and the near hegemony of the US whose economic, financial and military power is waning.

Horse Sense: 10 Resolutions for the Year of the Horse

Jennifer Glass | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

When I was first diagnosed my priorities were crystal clear and I did not sweat the small stuff. Bit by bit, however, the minutia has crept back and now I once again get fully agitated when other drivers don't signal or I'm on hold with the cable company. On one hand, this indicates a return to normalcy, and that's a good thing. On the other hand, I don't want to lose perspective on what's really important.

A New Chinese Lunar Year, Still an Old Yellowface SNL

Lisa Bernier | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Lisa Bernier

Here again are white people doing bad, and yes, at points offensive cultural imitations and appropriations of Asian people and culture -- essentially yellowface -- and no one said, or is saying anything about it.

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, fr...

BBC Welcomes In 'Year Of The Whores'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

We're pretty sure "whores" aren't a part of the Chinese zodiac, but the BBC begs to differ. A subtitle snafu last week accidentally confused "horse...

Dragons, Sochi And An Icy Beach: The Week In Photos

Posted 02.01.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos off...

LuckyRice Festival Rings In Chinese New Year In NYC

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

It's not like New Yorkers need a special occasion to seek out amazing Chinese food.

New Year Around The World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2014 | Travel

Communities in China and beyond are welcoming the Year of the Horse on January 31, the day of the Lunar New Year. It's a family holiday in most pla...

Chinese New Year: 'Flood' of Top Brands Now Marketing to Chinese Residents of North America

Saul Gitlin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Saul Gitlin

At the beginning of each year, as the Lunar New Year approaches, Chinese media in North America experiences one of its most cluttered periods of advertising as local businesses within the Chinese community, and top national brands flock to acknowledge the holiday.

Year Of The Horse Predicts Turmoil Ahead

Posted 01.31.2014 | Religion

January 1 has come and gone and 2014 is already well on its way. However, in China, Taiwan, Singapore and many countries and communities around the wo...

Making Chinese New Year Tea Eggs With Kids

Stacie Billis | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Stacie Billis

Symbolic food plays a big role in Chinese culture. Foods at the Chinese New Year table are thought to promote happiness, longevity, and other common new year themes. Tea eggs are said to symbolize golden nuggets and are served to promote prosperity and wealth in the new year.

Tradition, Bicultural Identity and Chinese New Year

Emily Chen | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Emily Chen

This time last year I traveled to Taiwan from California to celebrate Chinese New Year with my 90-year-old grandmother. Born and raised in the United States, it was the first time in my 30-plus years that I'd experienced the holiday in Asia.

How To Eat Your Way Through Chinese New Year

Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

China Calls For Ban On Fireworks Due To Smog Woes

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Warnings of heavy smog over central and eastern China this week have prompted the country's weather forecaster to call f...

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New York Philharmonic Concert Is Latest Sign Of Western Embrace Of Chinese Classical Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Those who attend the New York Philharmonic's Chinese New Year concert this weekend will witness China's top soloists playing Tchaikovsky, ...