A night view of a city with a beautiful pink moon

The Mid-Autumn Festival: Family, the Full Moon, and Mooncakes

You might already know about Lunar New Year, the biggest holiday in many Asian countries, but how about the second biggest holiday?
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Offerings of incense, paper money, and fruit for hungry ghosts

The Hungry Ghost Festival: Feeding and Appeasing Hangry Haints

In October Halloween is celebrated by much of the Western world, but a couple of months beforehand, some Asian countries celebrate another kind of ghostly holiday.
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Happy Mother's Day! How 7 Asian Countries Celebrate

Happy Mother's Day! How 7 Asian Countries Celebrate

You probably have your own Mother’s Day traditions, but have you ever wondered about traditions in other countries?
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The Qingming Festival: A Time to Honor Ancestors and Celebrate Spring

The Qingming Festival: A Time to Honor Ancestors and Celebrate Spring

Mexico has the Day of the Dead. Japan has the Bon Festival. In Chinese culture, people honor their ancestors during Qingming.
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Mosaic of blue dragon in clouds and above water

Blue Dragon Festival: Rain, Haircuts, and Eating Dragon Parts

What began as an agrarian holiday for farmers to pray for rain is now an excuse to get a new hair do and feast on scallion pancakes, dumplings, and more.
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Lantern painted with camera, a dedication to photographer Corky Lee

Lighting Up Chinatown on the Lantern Festival

What better way to celebrate the Lantern Festival than with a DJ dance party, lighting up lanterns, and a beautiful dedication to legendary photographer Corky Lee?
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Red envelopes and oranges for Chinese New Year

12 Ways to Get Lucky this Lunar New Year

We could all use more luck in our lives. And with the Lunar New Year right around the corner, now’s the perfect time to up the good fortune ante.
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Gorgeous display of red lanterns during the Lantern Festival in Taiwan

The Lantern Festival: A Beautiful End to Lunar New Year

It’s been a fun and festive two weeks of Lunar New Year celebrations, but like all good things, they must come to an end. Luckily they end with the Lantern Festival.
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Let Pearl River Be Your Secret Santa: 17 Gifts for Under $20

Let Pearl River Be Your Secret Santa: 17 Gifts for Under $20

Need some ideas for Hanukkah, Secret Santa, or stocking stuffers? Check out our recommendations for some unique and economical ways to celebrate the holiday season.
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Two Chinese dolls sharing a cute kiss on a bridge

Summer Lovin’: The Qixi Festival

The Chinese Qixi Festival celebrates the annual reunion of two (literally) star-crossed lovers, known as the cowherd and weaver maiden.
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Drawing of a Chinese zodiac

6 Things You Might Not Know About the Chinese Zodiac

You may know it’s the Year of the Rooster, but do you know why? Find out as we take a look at six things you might not know about the Chinese zodiac and some predictions for the new year.
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Wheel of Togetherness for Chinese New Year

8 Lucky Foods to Eat During the Lunar New Year

You are what you eat — perhaps especially during the Lunar New Year. In our last post, we talked about how you can up your luck, and eating certain foods is one of them. Here are eight eats to feed your fortune as you ring in the Year of the Rooster.
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