Chinese Lunar New Year

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Chinese Lunar New Year – Alan Taylor – In Focus – The Atlantic. Alan did the “Big Picture” before, we’re thrilled to see his work continue, he writes –

Tomorrow, February 17th, is observed as the Lantern Festival – the fifteenth and final day of Chinese Lunar New Year festivities. The holiday is the most important annual celebration in China, when the nation largely shuts down as families gather together for reunions and feasts. More than 2.5 billion passenger trips by air, rail, bus or sea are taken around the holiday, according to the government. The Lantern Festival, or Yuan Xiao Jie, will complete the welcoming of the Year of the Rabbit – from the Chinese zodiac, indicating a year of caution and calm, with quiet strength and determination just below the surface…

Happy new year to all of our friends and business relations in China!


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