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50 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year

50 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year

This Friday, streets in China and around the world will be lit with lanterns, fireworks and good luck. In addition to celebrating the year of the horse, many Chinese New Year celebrators will be avoiding scissors, eating watermelon seeds and wearing red. Read below to learn about the meaning behind these fascinating traditions and others.

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9:19AM PDT on Apr 4, 2014

Thanks for the information! It's a good thing to learn something new every day!!

10:07PM PST on Feb 21, 2014

Interesting

10:28AM PST on Feb 9, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

4:21PM PST on Feb 7, 2014

thank you very interesting - I am a snake and last year was meant to be my year - well it was certainly a year of upheaval and change - only time will tell if it was for the best or ........

11:44AM PST on Feb 7, 2014

Very interesting, thanks for posting.

9:58AM PST on Feb 6, 2014

Wow, it's the year 4712

11:18AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

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11:17AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

USA is supposed to be the melting pot of the world. We have all races, religions, cultures, customs, beliefs, etc. here. It is good to learn a little about all of them. This learning makes us a more unified & caring nation.

11:12AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

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6:14AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Thanks

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