Chinese New Year 2020

Lunar New Year 2020: Year of the Rat

The solar date of Saturday, January 25th will be celebrated around the world, but especially in Asia. Well-known globally as either the Lunar New Year, Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, the holiday is an important one inside and outside of China.  The timing of the holiday follows the lunar cycle and is celebrated upon […]

Singapore Team Lunch

How did you celebrate the New Year?

  Entering my third year in Singapore, this is now the third time that I have experienced Chinese New Year and the tradition of “Lo Hei”. “Lo Hei” in Cantonese, where 捞 “lo” (literally mixing) means “tossing up good fortune”, refers to the ritual adopted in Singapore of tossing the yu sheng and saying of […]

Year of the PIg

Happy Lunar New Year!

Between 20 – 25% of the world’s population will be celebrating the holiday which has many names including Chinese New Year and Spring Festival.  Celebrating the return of Spring, it is a time to honor ancestors and family.  The travel home made by millions is the largest migration of humans on the planet. This year […]