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Celebrating Chinese New Year: Welcome the Year of the Dog!

Izumiya Tomotada - Netsuke in the Form of a Dog
February 16 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year—the most important festival in this cultural tradition as well as the most joyous. Lasting for fifteen days, it ushers in a period of family celebration and community festivities. We are entering the Year of the Dog, the eleventh of twelve signs in the Chinese zodiac.Read More »
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How are you preparing to celebrate Asian New Year ~ The Year of the Snake?

Next Sunday, February 10 (Calendar | EDSITEment) marks the beginning of The Chinese New Year festival - it is The Year of the Snake! EDSITEment Lesson Animals of the Chinese New Year has background on the colorful customs associated with this red letter day.Read More »