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When is Chinese New Year?

When is Chinese New Year?

The start of Chinese New Year changes every year since it is dictated by the lunar calendar. The Gregorian or solar calendar – which is based on the Earth’s movement around the sun and has a fixed number of 365 days a year (366 during a leap year) – is the most widely used calendar system in the world and …

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Chinese New Year Animal: Chinese Culture & Tradition

Chinese New Year Animal: Chinese Culture & Tradition

Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, no matter what you call it, it is that time of the year which signifies celebration and merriment for millions of Chinese people all over the world. The Chinese calendar has a twelve year cycle and one of the most important characteristics of Chinese New Year calendar is that it names each of the …

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Hollywood Fantasy Adventure Film: Pete’s Dragon Movie Review

2016 Hollywood Fantasy Adventure Film: Pete's Dragon Movie Review

CAST: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oona Laurence, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban DIRECTION: David Lowery GENRE: Fantasy DURATION: 1 hour 43 minutes Pete’s Dragon Movie Review It’s unlikely that you’ll watch Pete’s Dragon. There’s no point denying it. There are always other, flashier, louder, more attractive films out there. But if you’re reading this, I want you to …

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Kung Fu Panda 3 – English Movie Review

Kung Fu Panda 3 - English Movie Review

VOICES: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, JK Simmons, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Kate Hudson, James Hong, Randall Duk Kim DIRECTION: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson GENRE: Animation DURATION: 1 hour 35 minutes What was my first reaction after watching Kung Fu Panda 3 with its A-list voice cast (Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Bryan …

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जानवरों पर आधारित चीनी ज्योतिष

जानवरों पर आधारित चीनी ज्योतिष

आप किसी ज्योतिषी महाराज से अपना राशिफल पूछने जाएं और वह राहु, केतू, शनि आदि के स्थान पर सांप, बैल, शेर कहने लगे तो आप उस ज्योतिषी को पागल समझेंगे और शायद फिर कभी उसके पास नहीं जाएंगे लेकिन चीन में ऐसा नहीं होता क्योंकि वहां का राशिफल ग्रहों पर नहीं बल्कि 12 जानवरों पर आधारित है। एक के बाद …

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Chinese New Year Coloring Pages

Chinese New Year Coloring Pages

Chinese New Year Coloring Pages: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Every year has a animal related to it. Click on any image you like to enlarge it. You can download this image …

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Why are Chinese calendars based on animals?

Why are Chinese calendars based on animals?

A large percentage of the Chinese are followers of Taoism. According to Taoist belief, the Jade Emperor is the ruler of heaven, mankind and hell. It is said that the Jade Emperor decided to assign a different animal for each year, so that people could easily remember the twelve-year zodiac cycle. So he called one representative from each animal species …

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What is Chinese new year and why is it celebrated?

What is Chinese new year and why is it celebrated?

Chinese New Year is an occasion for thanksgiving and family reunion. It is a way to give honor to the family ancestors, the god, and the Heaven and Earth.There are Chinese people living in every part of the world including India. Chinese New Year is celebrated in India but on a smaller scale.The first day of Chinese New Year starts …

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Two Lonely Dragons

Dodo’s the name of a dragon who lived Outside a castle of stone. But he was never invited inside, So he was always alone. One day he snorted and flames sprouted forth High in the blue summer sky, Writing a message in smoke rings it read: “Oh, how very unhappy am I.” Now this was noticed some distance away By …

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I Wish I Had

I wish I had a parrot, A parrot in a cage! A preety green and yellow one, A beady, bright-eyed, comic one, A talking, singing, screeching one A-whistling in its cage! I wish I had a monkey, A monkey in a cage! A browny, long-tailed, furry one, A clever, making-faces one, A leaping, swinging, climbing one A-gibbering in its cage! …

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