even crossing my mind. In all honesty, I can’t even remember at what point I
learned of its existence; however, I will always remember my first year
celebrating it that was in the year 2014 when I started to get active with
heritage conservation activities.
will be celebrated from Jan. 28 to Feb. 2.
Why two weeks and why do the dates fluctuate? The Chinese calendar is
based on the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, so the dates depends with the
cycles of the moon.
red and gold colours that spread across the Lucky Chinatown mall and
Ongpin, to the buzzing Lunar New Year items of seasonal goodies being
sold on the streets, Gandara, Ongpin , and Binondo is a wonderful place
to experience this holiday.
celebrations and seldom with gifts.
the color red is considered so lucky that it's the primary color of clothing worn
during celebration and also the color used to decorate. this is the year of the
fire rooster. so if you are one
( born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 or 2017)
you're likely trustworthy, responsible and good at time management.
the lion ad dragon dance. The Binondo district of Manila becomes a riot of fun
and color during this time with the parade of huge dancing lions and dragons.