Chinese New Year in Beijing

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One of my favorite Chinese festivals -Mid Autumn Festival. Always looking forward to have some fancy and non practical lanterns to play with but always seem to end up with some boring traditional chinese lanterns (courtesy of mum)!

One of my favorite Chinese festivals -Mid Autumn Festival. Always looking forward to have some fancy and non practical lanterns to play with but always seem to end up with some boring traditional chinese lanterns (courtesy of mum)!

Chinese New Year decorations in Yu Garden. loved the colors of Shanghai. >> China is on my bucket list for sure. Is it on yours? #PinUpLive

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Chinese New Year decorations in Yu Garden. loved the colors of Shanghai. >> China is on my bucket list for sure. Is it on yours? #PinUpLive

Dragon Dance- I think Mom's fascination with "all things Chinese" brought memories of her father, whom she loved dearly.

Dragon Dance- I think Mom's fascination with "all things Chinese" brought memories of her father, whom she loved dearly.

Sakura Lanterns, with Japanese kanji characters. Sakura (櫻花) means cherry tree in Japan, and this style of lantern is associated with the annual cherry blossom festival (hanami, 花見, lit. "flower viewing"). Hanami at night is called yozakura (夜桜, literally night sakura). In many places such as Ueno Park, these temporary paper lanterns are hung for the purpose of yozakura. [parts from Wikipedia]

Sakura Lanterns, with Japanese kanji characters. Sakura (櫻花) means cherry tree in Japan, and this style of lantern is associated with the annual cherry blossom festival (hanami, 花見, lit. "flower viewing"). Hanami at night is called yozakura (夜桜, literally night sakura). In many places such as Ueno Park, these temporary paper lanterns are hung for the purpose of yozakura. [parts from Wikipedia]

Across the globe in different countries, thousands of festivals are celebrated every year. For someone who loves traveling, witnessing celebrations from a country with different roots is a must. A festival is a country’s way of representing its culture and its people; thus, it is no wonder that some travelers visit a country when a …

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Across the globe in different countries, thousands of festivals are celebrated every year. For someone who loves traveling, witnessing celebrations from a country with different roots is a must. A festival is a country’s way of representing its culture and its people; thus, it is no wonder that some travelers visit a country when a …

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