Embracing the Year of the Dragon, and the Chinese Zodiac

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The Lunar New Year dawns on Saturday, February 10, 2024. It also marks the advent of the Year of the Dragon. In the rich tapestry of Chinese culture, the dragon emerges as a symbol of power, energy, resilience, and bright beginnings. 

Year of the Dragon Traditions

For generations, the Lunar New Year has served as a cornerstone of Chinese heritage, seamlessly weaving together time-honored customs with a joyful spirit.

The annual observance of the Chinese New Year signals the transition to a new zodiac animal.

Aligned with the advent of the new moon, the Chinese New Year heralds a fortnight of festivity, a vibrant mosaic of cultural celebrations spanning continents.

From bustling metropolises to serene villages, communities worldwide unite in commemorating the passing of one year and the advent of spring’s promise.

Central to the festivities is the Lantern Festival which illuminates the night sky with a kaleidoscope of colors.

Lanterns are lit to honor cherished memories of loved ones and ancestral reverence intertwine, fostering a collective ethos of forgiveness and harmony.