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Chinese cultural interpretation of rabbit
In 2Chinese New 011, the Year starts on Feb 3, which, according to the Chinese lunar calendar, is the first day of the first month. This year's Chinese New Year is the Year of the Rabbit.

The Rabbit Personality
People born in this year are kind, speak gently, peaceful, quiet and loving persons.

Rabbit Children
Even-tempered and obedient, he will be sensitive to the moods of his parents and act accordingly.

2011 - The Year of RABBIT
In Chinese mythology, the Rabbit is a symbol of endurance and their essence is said to have originated from the Moon. Rabbit Years come fourth in the cycle of the Chinese New Year, and recur every twelve years.

Idioms of Rabbits
There are a number of idioms that are related to rabbits.

Famous Rabbit People
People born in the year of rabbit are timid and attractive. Can you tell who are rabbit people?
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Cuisine of Chinese New Year
A reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve where members of the family, near and far away, get together for the celebration. The venue will usually be in or near the home of the most senior member of the family.

Dos and don'ts for Chinese Lunar New Year
Firework and red couplets. Dumplings in China's north and glutinous rice cakes in the south. Red wrappings with cash for children. No haircut until the start of the second lunar month.

Chinese New Year Food
Probably more food is consumed during the New Year celebrations than any other time of the year.

Step by step in 15 days
The first day of the Lunar New Year is "the welcoming of the gods of the heavens and earth."

Chinese character "fu"
The character put on paper can be pasted normally or upside down, for in Chinese the "reversed fu" is homophonic with "fu comes".

Beast of "Nian"
In Chinese mythology, a Nian is a beast that lives under the sea or in the mountains.

New Year Customs

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