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Origin of Chinese New Year and Spring Festival

This year we say goodbye to the Year of the Snake and welcome in the Year of the Horse for Chinese New Year 4712. But how did it all start 4712 years ago? Nowadays,...

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Chinese Calendar Explained

The Chinese calendar still used to determine holidays like the Chinese New Year is a bit different from the western calendar that we all follow.  While the western calendar was invented by the Romans...