Happy Year of the Ox

Greg Kremer stopped by Denh Sin, an evergreen Asian market, to get an envelope from a worker at his favorite Chinese restaurant. The tradition is to come up with a crisp bill for happiness and happiness. On the market is a lucky envelope with flowers, Koi fish and a cute cat, a 99-cent packet for six. It’s perfect for a Valentine’s Day card. [Sources: 5]

People gathered at Dia Tang Temple in Lynnwood on Friday to offer prayers and wishes for the New Year. People stocked up in the store’s special Christmas section with red decorations, bamboo candy and lucky money envelopes. Sales of chicken, grilled pork and seafood were brisk. At the deli counter, shoppers lined up to hang out with roast duck. [Sources: 5]

The Chinese zodiac calendar has a 12-year cycle and each year is marked by 12 different animals. It is the year of the ox, and on February 12 the Asian community celebrated the Lunar New Year to bid farewell to the Year of the Rat. [Sources: 7]

Also known as Lunar New Year, Nong Li Xin Nian (Nong li xin Nian, Spring Festival) or Chun Jie (Chun Jie), Chinese New Year is a time to wish people prosperity and happiness for all of us. The world’s festivities are muted this year, but we know them for their richness of colour, traditional lion dances, food and live music. [Sources: 2]

There are 12 animal names in the Chinese zodiac. For example, when the Chinese New Year begins on January 28, 2017, January 28 is the sign of the cock. Those born between January 1 and January 27, 2017 are the signs of the monkey. [Sources: 4]

The first week of the year (February 11-17) is a national holiday in China. Lunar New Year is also celebrated in other Asian countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia, as well as by Chinese communities around the world, including the UK. [Sources: 8]

The zodiac sign of the year is Chinese astrology. Born under this sign, one might think that the Year of the Ox is the time to shine, but actually it is the opposite. If we want to do what we have to do, that is the discipline we have to do. [Sources: 3]

Think creative ideas for movies, corporate bake-offs and traditional Chinese food in the office. Do not forget to offer decorations in auspicious colours such as red and gold. People like to do business with companies they like and trust. [Sources: 1]

In China, the celebration lasts 16 days, beginning on the eve of the New Year and ending on the 15th day of the Yuan Xiao Festival, which takes place. On this day, people let thousands of paper lanterns soar into the sky. [Sources: 8]

In Chinese astrology, the New Year not only brings forth a new beast, but also new elements. At the same time, each animal in the zodiac is associated with one of the five astrological elements: metal, wood, water, fire and earth. The year is not only associated with an animal, but also with each of these elements. [Sources: 6]

Famous people born during the Year of the Bull include Barack Obama, Princess Diana, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Issa Rae, Chrissy Teigen and the world’s youngest billionaire, Kylie Jenner. Anyone born in 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 or 2009 was probably born in the year of the ox. [Sources: 3]

2021 marks the start of the Year of the Ox, one of the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac. The ox born this year is considered a natural leader, bright, patient and cheerful. Animal names in the zodiac follow a 12-year cycle and use the same order. [Sources: 4]

Make no mistake, preparing for the holidays can be stressful. The week-long celebration of the CNY and the days leading up to it are a lot of work. The house needs to be cleaned and decorated, new clothes and gifts for family members need to be bought, food needs to be prepared and travel needs to be organised. Thinking about your content can help alleviate some of the burdens. [Sources: 1]

The holiday is the most celebrated and longest-lasting Asian festival and is celebrated by millions of people around the world. In the West, it is called Chinese New Year, but China is not the only country to observe it. A number of other East Asian countries, including Vietnam, Korea, Japan, and the Philippines, celebrate their own Lunar New Year (also known as Spring Festival) around this time. For many, the winter solstice celebrations are a symbol that the darkness of the night is dispelled by the lighting of fireworks, lanterns and candles. [Sources: 4]

The Chinese New Year is more important for Asia-Pacific consumers than Christmas for Western consumers. CNY is a time of increased expected spending and weeklong celebrations, with retail and hospitality revenue reaching $14.6 billion in 2019. To help consumers, we offer tutorials, guides and content related to CNY. Your customers will appreciate content that makes preparing for the holidays a breeze. [Sources: 1]

On February 12, the Xin Chou Year of the sexagenic cycle begins, which consists of a combination of 10 celestial stems and 12 earthly branches. Xin is the metal and Chou the earthly branch of the ox. This is associated with the annual animal connection to the lunar calendar of the cycle. [Sources: 7]

In the US, of course, the number of cases and deaths has fallen dramatically, and millions have been vaccinated. But the disease is still widespread, and we mourn the loss of more than 470,000 family members, friends and neighbors. We hope that we can stop by and visit you and hope that you will accept and share our annual collection of Lunar New Year stamps with the world. [Sources: 0]

The designs from China and the USA are by Yao Zhonghua (Yao Zhong Hua, Camille Chew). Yao was created for China’s Year of the Ox stamp in 1985. One of the Chinese New Year stamps of 2016 emphasizes parenthood. The number of births decreased slightly in 2016. [Sources: 0]














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