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Chinese New Year Information & Activities

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is a traditional and important holiday celebrated in communities around the globe. People travel long distances to reunite with family and participate in traditions that occur before, during, and after the New Year. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we…

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Tanabata

What is Tanabata? Also known as Star Festival, Tanabata is a Japanese festival meaning “Evening of the seventh.” Tanabata is originally based on a Chinese legend. It celebrates the meeting of two stars which are usually separated by the Milky Way and, according to legend, only allowed to meet once a year: on the seventh day of the seventh lunar…

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