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Christmas and Dongzhi – The Chinese Winter Festival

With the festive season just around the corner for most, it’s Christmas with all its trimmings. For people from China and those following Chinese traditions there is also a very special time just before Christmas. 406 more words

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Tangyuan (汤圆)

iPhoneOgraphy – 11 Feb 2016 (Day 42/366)

Tangyuan or tang yuan (simplified Chinese: 汤圆; traditional Chinese: 湯圓; pinyin: tāngyuán) is a Chinese food made from glutinous rice flour mixed with a small amount of water to form balls and is then cooked and served in boiling water. 399 more words

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Winter Solstice/ Tung Cheh/ Dongzhi Ceremony at Kew Leong Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang

Winter Solstice or Tung Cheh/ Dongzhi Ceremony at Kew Leong Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang this morning of December 22, 2015…
Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. 309 more words

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