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Chinese New Year 2019: The Pig

Posted by Published on January 17, 2019

This coming Chinese New Year will take place starting on February 5th, 2019. This is the year of the Pig – the last sign before the cycle restarts next year. The festival is known as ‘Spring Festival’ in modern mainland China and is undoubtedly their biggest festival of the year, both traditionally and in terms of how widespread it is celebrated. The date has great…

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Chinese New Year 2018: The Dog

Posted by Published on August 9, 2017

Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year as it’s also known, will take place on the 16th of February 2018 and will honour the 11th Zodiac sign, the Dog. It is regarded as the ‘Spring Festival’ in modern Mainland China and is the country’s most important traditional festival. The date has great importance worldwide as hundreds of thousands of people gather to wish each other good fortune and health for…

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New Year Resolutions not to Break

Posted by Published on December 19, 2014

It’s that time of year to think up resolutions for 2016. (Well, at least for the first couple of weeks in January). Here’s some inspiration from the Bridgeman archive.   Learn Something New Illustrations from ‘A French Alphabet Book of 1814’/ Charles Plante Fine Arts ‘Yearning to learn French? Aching to put on those dancing shoes and learn tango? Go ahead and sign up and…

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