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2014-01-30 12:26:05

BEIJING, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 31(st) January 2014 is the Lunar New Year of the Horse, also known as Chinese New Year. For Chinese people all over the world, Chinese New Year is the most important festival of the year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/CN53936 ) Chinese zodiacs, paper-cuttings, couplets, New Year pictures, greeting cards, Chinese knots, red Chinese lanterns... all these fiery-red Chinese elements are the most beautiful scenery during Chinese...

2013-02-26 23:00:26

Fun festive Chinese New Year activity ideas have been released on Kids Activities Blog this month. Chinese New Year for kids ideas include making a snake, since 2013 is the year of the snake, and colorful fireworks paintings, a fun travel book, and many more. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Celebrate Chinese culture by making colorful and easy Chinese New Year activity crafts together with the kids. Make some snakes, since 2013 is the year of the snake. Chinese New Year for kids can...

2011-01-21 14:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerhouse, the elite musical ensemble of the John Burroughs High School in Burbank, CA., featured on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and others - is the largest, youngest contingent of performers to represent the U.S. in Cathay Pacific's annual Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong on February 3 - but they won't be the only Americans taking part in the festivities. In the wake of LSU's victory over Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl last week,...

2006-01-29 02:15:00

By Ben Blanchard and Lucy Hornby BEIJING/SHANGHAI -- China marked the start of the Year of the Dog on Sunday with fireworks and dumplings, as the biggest holiday in the Chinese world reached a crescendo. In Beijing, residents were allowed to set off fireworks and firecrackers in the city for the first time in 12 years, and used the opportunity with gusto, filling the sky into the early hours with brightly colored explosions. At midnight on Lunar New Year's Eve in Shanghai, China's richest and...

2006-01-28 21:35:00

By Ben Blanchard and Lucy Hornby BEIJING/SHANGHAI -- China marked the start of the Year of the Dog on Sunday with fireworks and dumplings, as the biggest holiday in the Chinese world reached a crescendo. In Beijing, residents were allowed to set off fireworks and firecrackers in the city for the first time in 12 years, and used the opportunity with gusto, filling the sky into the early hours with brightly colored explosions. At midnight on Lunar New Year's Eve in Shanghai, China's richest and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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