Monday, February 1, 2021

Chinese New Year's Traditions, Stories and Food - Washtenaw Community College Division of Economic & Community Development

It's almost Chinese New Year! I'll be teaching this next week

Chinese New Year's Traditions, Stories and Food
Sunday, February 7, 2021, 12-2pm, ONLINE
Washtenaw Community College

The Chinese Lunar New Year's Festival is one of the most important festivals for Chinese people all over the world. It marks the beginning of spring according to the lunar calendar, and has been celebrated in the United States for over 150 years. Learn about the traditions, foods and stories of Chinese New Year. Why can't you finish the fish? What does serving a whole chicken represent? How high will your fortunes rise in the New Year? Why do people wear red? What's in those red envelopes? And what Year of the Zodiac is it? Learn to say Happy New Year in Chinese.

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