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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

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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

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