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Chinese New Year

February 12, 2021 11:50 PM
By Shirley Niblock

Chinese New YearHappy Chinese New year to all our Members and Friends

Happy Chinese New Year as February 12th 2021 starts the year of the Ox - the second of the 12-year cycle of animals in Chinese astrology that lasts until 30th January 2022.

Chinese New Year is also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, and is China's most important festival.

In Chinese culture, the Ox is a valued animal because of its role in agriculture, and similarly in the zodiac, the Ox is seen as hardworking, positive and honest.

"Xīnnián kuàilè" (新年快) means 'Happy New Year'

Gung hay fat choy is how Cantonese speakers wish you a Happy New Year