Archive for January 28th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Chinese New Year (01/28)

Friday, January 28th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
about the Chinese New Year

Jan. 28 : 06 Days to Chinese NY

Did you know that the Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days ?

The holiday begins on the new moon of the first lunar month of the year. It continues through the start of the full moon. The biggest celebrations during the festival are on the eve of the first day and the last full day.

From Bangkok to New York’s Chinatown, the Chinese New Year is the pinnacle celebration for billions of Chinese people around the world. The Chinese New Year is the most important and elaborate holiday in Chinese culture. More than any other Chinese holiday, the New Year stresses the importance of familial ties. Whether it’s family gatherings or citywide celebrations, the New Year is a time rich in traditions and ancient superstitions

Chinese New Year 2011, the Year of the Rabbit, begins on February 03rd and continues for 15 days, through the end of the full moon.

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(January 28) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Fun at Work Day

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Fun at Work Day
A day to bring some fun and humor into that dull, boring, cubically challenged job of yours. Remember a happy employee is a productive employee.

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