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New Beginnings


With only a couple of days to Chinese new year, a few tasks remain to be completed for the arrival of the year of the Rooster. The week leading up to Chinese New Year is bustling with preparations in most Chinese families' household. It begins with a deep clean of the house to make room for good fortune to enter. Every nook and cranny is emptied of anything redundant. All the rubbish discarded. If there is an altar, a thorough clean and adorning fresh flowers on it is customary. This is followed with decorations of red calligraphy denoting various good wishes to [...]

New Beginnings2020-04-30T10:51:07+01:00

Chinese New Year 2017


The Year of the Rooster is upon us this 2017. The lucky colours for the year are expressed through a myriad of shades of red, yellow, orange, pink and purple. Warm tones like amber reds and blazing golds come from the fiery rooster. This year we will be celebrating Chinese New Year 2017 on the 28th of January. We will begin the evening with the tossing of the raw salad. The ritual aims to bring together family and friends at a table that is round, signifying a circle of life, but yet, one of infinite possibilities. The fresh salad which has a variety [...]

Chinese New Year 20172020-04-30T10:51:07+01:00