Thursday, January 30, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year ... 祝您新年快樂。

It has been no so good year in terms of the blog, but was a breakthrough and successful year in other terms. Anyway, here we are stepping in to the new Chinese New year 2014. 

According to the Chinese lunar calendar, this year will be the year of horse. It great that the Chinese people have an animal dedicated for each year. There is this mythical story about a race of these animals and the years were dedicated according to the winners list. Mouse comes first in the list (though this mouse did some cheating in the race, where he travel on the horns of the ox and jumped in to the winning line at the very end, to become the first) and the ox second and so on. The Dragon is to be the most preferred animal among the dozen of them in the Chinese community. Is so famous, where it leads even to a extend resulting, higher birth rates in a dragon year with compared to the rest of the years, everyone wants to have a dragon baby!

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