25 Jan 2009

Chinese New Year 2009


Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Chinese year 4707 begins on January 26, 2009. It's a year of OX.

Chinese months are reckoned by the lunar calendar, with each month beginning on the darkest day. New Year festivities traditionally start on the first day of the month and continue until the fifteenth, when the moon is brightest. The Chinese New Year is celebrated as the symbol of spring's celebration. In fact in China the Chinese New Year is still called the Spring festival. It is celebrated after the fall harvest and before the spring planting season. The date of the Chinese New Year is always changing and is dependant on the Chinese calendar. Emperor Huangdi in the year 2637 B.C.E invented the Chinese calendar.

What Say You?

wishing
all Chinese
in Malaysia and all over the world a

Very Happy and Prosperous

Chinese New Year...


GONG XI FA CHAI!!!


Famous Ox People: Barack Obama, Catherine Freeman, Heather Locklear, Jane Fonda, Jack Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Margaret Thatcher, Meg Ryan, Meryl Streep, Princess Diana, Vivien Leigh and George Clooney.

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