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Snow... oh, oh, oh, I ain't missing you.

Going through the holidays in Hong Kong made me realize one thing. I don’t miss the cold and the snow. I honestly hate snow. I remember that I once upon a time loved it very dearly. 424 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


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


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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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


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


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