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Chinese New Year

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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, ...

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, ...

Why We Should Respect All Cultural Celebrations

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Molly Alexander Darden

Every American stands on the shoulders of courageous, hard-working ancestors who came here from another country, bringing their cultures with them. Each of us is justifiably proud of our culture and heritage, and we deserve to see them respected, if not honored.

Two Kinds of Time: 2014 War Anniversaries in China and the West*

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

The continuing significance of 60-year cycles as well as centuries in Chinese timekeeping has relevance for how geopolitical tensions of the present moment are being put into long-term perspective.

Kicking Off the New Year Right: Incredible Events to Start Off 2014

Party Earth | Posted 03.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Unfortunate souls in other parts of the country are buckling down and preparing to face the harshest weather of the season, but for us Los Angelenos even the temporary bursts of sweater weather are a thing of the past.

2014 The Year of the Wooden Horse -- Improve Your Feng Shui

Heather Arias de Cordoba | Posted 03.19.2014 | Hawaii
Heather Arias de Cordoba

Cheerful and warm colors and accessories reflecting the element of fire help attract good luck and good health in 2014. Consider accents of purple, orange and red to bring brightness to the room and kindle closeness and conversation.

What To Expect From 2014's 'Year Of The Horse' Babies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Get ready, expectant parents. Jan. 31 marks the Chinese New Year and with it, the year of the Wooden Horse. According to Chinese astrology, which ...

Feng Shui Energy in the Year of the Horse

Debra Duneier | Posted 03.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

Tighten your seat belt because the new year of the Wood Horse is about to gallop in! Every Chinese New Year brings in one of the 12 astrological anima...

The Passing of the Old Year: Confucian Thoughts

Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.

With each day, the sun warms our bodies and our hearts with a few more minutes of light as we move slowly toward Vernal Equinox and spring. Each religious tradition has expressed thoughts about this transition in our year and thus in our lives, both physical and spiritual.

Beautiful New Year's Celebrations You've Never Heard Of

Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion

As we get ready to ring in 2014, we at HuffPost Religion would like to highlight celebrations from some of the world's religious traditions. While th...

New Year Traditions Around the World

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.02.2014 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

In America, most of us celebrate a new year on January 1, according to the Gregorian calendar. But some parts of the world have different traditions.