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Monday, December 22, 2014

When it comes to Chinese holidays, I feel like I’m pretty well versed thanks to multiple years of Chinese language and culture classes and from being around my family, who kept a big emphasis on tradition for certain things, especially when my grandfather was alive. 744 more words

Expat

Dongzhi, tang yuen.

The shortest day of the year – the winter solstice – is called Dōng Zhì (冬至) in Mandarin. Dong Zhi means winter arrival. It marks the end of harvest and symbolizes family reunions. 386 more words

Home Cook Food For Busy People

Celebrating Warmth and Light

Dongzhi (冬至) Festival (Winter Solstice Festival) is celebrated by Chinese all around the world. This includes half of me (Mum is Chinese Malaysian) in Malaysia. This tradition is bound closely to the yin and yang concept. 149 more words

Malaysia

Winter Solstice-the shortest day of the year

In China, it is called Dongzhi. Traditionally, the Winter Solstice is also a time for the family to get together.  In the southern parts of China, people making and eating of tangyuan or balls of glutinous rice, which symbolize reunion. 15 more words

Knowledge

Kueh Ee and Tang Chek 2014


Yes it is that time of the year again to golek some kueh ee. A year went by just like this and we have all become a year older, and hopefully wiser. 1,105 more words

Food

Wonderful Winter Holidays book

There are so many different holidays that are celebrated all around the world this month, so we wanted to expose our students to some of them.  114 more words

Education

Bintan Trip Day 1

So, I was away on a holiday with my extended family on my mum’s side to Bintan for a 3D2N trip. It was really fun because it is the first time that we have full attendance from the Choo Family (including the 3 generations.) 923 more words

Holiday!