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Year of the Dragon

A Rainbow City Made Of Ice

Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts

The Yanqing Ice Festival is a tradition that wraps up the Lunar New Year Celebrations in Beijing. And nothing says 'grand finale' quite like a life-si...

Tasting Notes on Wine and TV and a Lucky Wine

Mary Orlin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Food
Mary Orlin

What does wine have to do with the Chinese Year of the Dragon? About 1000 cases if you are Iron Horse Vineyards and you make bubbly.

Chris C. Anderson

PHOTOS: Chinatown Celebrates Chinese New Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

The Chinese New Year paraded through the streets of New York City's crowd-lined Chinatown streets on Sunday. In this year of the dragon, Chinatown was...

YEAR OF THE DRAGON: Chinese New Year Is Here

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

Every neighborhood has its signature event: Fillmore Jazz, Folsom Street Fair, North Beach Festival. But once a year, Chinatown humbles all other boro...

On Chinese New Year, Thousands Flock To Pray At Beijing's Old Temple (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

Jan 23, 2012 marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festival in China, marking...

PHOTOS: 5 Chinese New Year Luxury Travel Deals

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

The Year of the Dragon is supposed to be a year of abundance and auspiciousness, so what are you waiting for? Book that trip to China now!

Rachel Tepper

D.C. Area Chinese New Year Traditions, Specials (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The most important day in Chinese culture, Chinese New Year, kicked off Jan. 23 and families across the area will continue to celebrate ...

Preparation for the Year of the Dragon

Debra Duneier | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Debra Duneier

Life in the new year will be lived the way it is designed. So prepare your home, your mind and body, and be conscious of the environment so you can attract all the things you desire in your life this year.

LOOK: Stunning Photos From China's Lunar New Year

Posted 01.24.2012 | World

From performances with dragons to spectacular firework displays, China kicked off the Lunar New Year with a variety of stunning celebrations. The holi...

Hong Kong Enters The Year Of The Dragon

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.25.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Let there be no doubt, Hong Kong is a world-class city at the crossroads of a new Asia. With its myriad of offerings and certainly now, in the Year of the Dragon, the Big Lychee is beginning to look and feel an awful lot like the Big Apple.

It's A Dragon! China Expects Baby Boom During Lucky Year

Posted 01.23.2012 | World

Dragon babies are expected to hit China in droves this year, but there won't be any scales, fire-breathing, or mythical creatures involved. "Dragon...

LOOK: Chinatown Celebrates Chinese New Year

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

Despite the dreary weather, plenty of New Yorkers gathered in Chinatown on Monday to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with firecrackers, traditional d...

How Your Home...Can Bring On Wealth?

Maria Lin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Maria Lin

We love a fresh start. That's why we'll take as many new year's celebrations as we can get. And today, there's another one: Chinese or Lunar New Year.

Shu Mai For The Chinese New Year

One For The Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
One For The Table

I love the custom of Chinese dim sum because it brings friends and family together at the table. This style of food is enjoyed with small plates, whic...

Asia Expects To See A Dragon Baby Boom

AP | By ANNIE HUANG | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, but you wouldn't know that from visiting the obstetrics department at Taiwan ...

Millions Celebrate Year Of The Dragon With Feasts, Fireworks

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Millions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and famil...

You Don't Have to Be Chinese to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon Lunar New Year

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 03.21.2012 | World
Homa Sabet Tavangar

The Year of the Dragon celebrations offer a great opportunity to grow our understanding of the world -- while having fun with our kids.

PHOTOS: 8 Things You Must Do Before (And During) Chinese New Year

Grant Thatcher | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel
Grant Thatcher

While Chinese New Year is always a special time, this particular cycle is the most special of all. Chinese New Year traditionally brings frenetic prayer and wishes for health, wealth, happiness and yet more wealth -- but 2012 has an added bonus.

Year of the Dragon May Burn Putin, Light Up For Pacino

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

TAIPEI (Reuters) - The coming Year of the Dragon will bring actor Al Pacino good fortune, but Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin needs to watch out...

2012 Water Dragon Year: Helping or Interfering?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

Well, here it comes...The Chinese Year of the Water Dragon. When you look up the symbolism of the water dragon it is described as a powerful creature. But it loses power if it jumps into a situation before carefully observing or researching the circumstances.

WATCH: These Dragons Are Made Out Of WHAT?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts

The year of the dragon is upon us... what better way to celebrate than by creating dragon sculptures out of dough? A talented artist has taken up ...

Giving Some Thought to 2012

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Jean Freberg

As I contemplated what it is about myself I want to see, finally, for God's sake, transformed, or what I want to put at the top of my list to stop doing, or start doing this new year -- a thought suddenly comes to me... Am I lovable just as I am, right now, this very moment?