Tag: Chinese culture

For us in the United States, perhaps the most well-known (or even only known) Chinese holiday is Chinese New Year, which is usually celebrated sometime in January or February depending on the lunar calendar. (For more information on this most important Chinese holiday, check out our Chinese New Year primer) But what about China’s second […]

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The Year of the Rooster is upon us as Saturday, January 28th marks Chinese New Year! Our foreign students from China celebration is near and if you are a host family and not sure what it’s all about? Here’s a rundown of the basics: Origins According to legend, a sea-dwelling monster named “Nian” would come […]

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