Archive for February, 2013

Happy New Year of the Snake

Happy New Year of the Snake

The people of China and other Asian cultures celebrate the new year not only during the night of December 31st to January 1st, but during the night of the last day of the Chinese lunar calender. Usually that is around the end of January or the beginning of February in the Gregorian calendar. This year, China welcomed the new year—the year of the snake—with the traditional 10 days of spring festival, starting on Sunday, February 10th.

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