Happy Chinese New Year
Gong Xi Fa Ca!
(Wishing You Prosperity!)
The first day of the Chinese New Year begins tonight at midnight.
The celebration will last for a total of 15 days.
Starting tonight...it is officially the Year of the Dragon.
Each year is represented by one of 12 animals.
The Dragon is considered the luckiest of them all.
People born in the year of the Dragon are supposed to be strong, intellectual, and passionate.
Tonight is the new moon.
15 days from now will be the full moon.
From now until then, there will be parades and celebrations to bring in the new year.
On the 15th day there will be the famous Lantern Festival.
Man, I wish we celebrated New Years for 15 days...how cool is that?
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